Applies to mitomycin ophthalmic: topical application pad, topical application powder for solution
Along with its needed effects, mitomycin ophthalmic may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking mitomycin ophthalmic:
Some side effects of mitomycin ophthalmic may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Applies to mitomycin ophthalmic: ophthalmic kit
The most commonly reported side effects include blebitis, corneal changes, and other localized reactions.
Frequency not reported: Blebitis, bleb ulceration, chronic bleb leak, encapsulated/cystic bleb, bleb-related infection, conjunctival necrosis, thin-walled bleb, Descemet's detachment, induced astigmatism, corneal epithelial damage, superficial punctate keratitis, endophthalmitis, hypotony, choroidal reaction, choroidal detachment, choroidal reactions, choroidal detachment, choroidal effusion, serious choroidal detachment, suprachoroidal hemorrhage, hypotony maculopathy, presence of supraciliochoroidal effusion, iritis, cataract development, capsular constriction, posterior synechiae, retinal pigment epithelial tear, serous/rhegatogenous retinal detachment, hyphema, vitreal/retinal/subconjunctival/disk hemorrhage, macular edema, sclera thinning/ulceration, intraocular lens capture, disk swelling, malignant glaucoma, lacrimal drainage system obstruction, ciliary block, corneal vascularization, decreased visual acuity, cystic conjunctival degeneration, upper eyelid retraction, dislocated implants, severe loss of vision, hemiretinal/central retinal vein occlusion
Frequency not reported: Wound dehiscence/scleral wound dehiscence
Frequency not reported: Blood clot
Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.
Source: Drugs.com Mitomycin