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Common Epion Side Effects


The most commonly reported Epion side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Ocular Discomfort (1)
Eye Pruritus (1)
Eye Pain (1)
Accidental Exposure (1)


If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Epion Side Effects Reported to FDA


Epion Side Effect Report#6188812-8
Accidental Exposure, Eye Pain, Eye Pruritus, Ocular Discomfort
This is a report of a 32-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from United States, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Epion Healing Ointment None On The Bottle None On The Bottle (dosage: None Indicated On The Bottle None Indicated On Top, start time:
Jul 13, 2008), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Accidental Exposure, Eye Pain, Eye Pruritus, Ocular Discomfort after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Epion Healing Ointment None On The Bottle None On The Bottle treatment in female patients, resulting in Accidental Exposure side effect. The patient was hospitalized.



The appearance of Epion on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

What are common Epion Side Effects for Women?

Women Side EffectsReports
Accidental Exposure 1
Eye Pain 1
Eye Pruritus 1
Ocular Discomfort 1

What are common Epion Side Effects for Men?

Men Side EffectsReports

Track Your Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep track of your health symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    Epion reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
    FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.

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    Epion Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

    NDC42673-001
    TypeHUMAN OTC DRUG
    Proprietary NameEpionce Ultra Shield Zinc Oxide, Homosalate, Octisalate
    NameLOTION
    Dosage FormTOPICAL
    Route20090406
    On market sinceEpisciences, Inc.
    LabelerHOMOSALATE; OCTISALATE; ZINC OXIDE
    Active Ingredient(s).1; .05; .101
    Strength(s)mL/mL; mL/mL; mL/mL
    Unit(s)
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    More About Epion

    Side Effects reported to FDA: 1

    Epion safety alerts: No

    Reported hospitalizations: 1

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