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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Systane, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Systane side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Systane.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Systane side effects are:
Blurred Vision (36 reports)
Burning (30 reports)
Elevated Blood Pressure (25 reports)
Dizziness (16 reports)
FACE IRRATION (11 reports)
Left Arm Fell Off (11 reports)
Itchy (9 reports)
Hbp (5 reports)
Thinning Of Eye Lashes (5 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Systane side effects . You can also compare Systane side effects or view FDA reports.

Systane Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Systane reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The 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.


The appearance of Systane 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 identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Eye Irritation
on Apr 19, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 80 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Systane. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Systane side effects: eye irritation. Systane dosage: 1 Gtt, Q6hr.
Associated medications used:
  • Genteal (Unk Gtt, Prn)
  • Restasis (1 Gtt, Bid)


Eye Irritation, Eye Discharge
Patient was taking Systane. Patient felt the following Systane side effects: eye irritation, eye discharge on Apr 27, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 64 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Systane dosage: Uses All Day Long.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Eye Haemorrhage, Eye Irritation
Adverse event was reported on Mar 24, 2011 by a Female taking Systane (Dosage: Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , 60 years of age, After Systane was administered, patient encountered several Systane side effects: eye haemorrhage, eye irritation.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Erythema Of Eyelid, Eyelids Pruritus, Foreign Body Sensation In Eyes, Burning Sensation
on Feb 28, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 79 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Systane. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Systane side effects: erythema of eyelid, eyelids pruritus, foreign body sensation in eyes, burning sensation. Systane dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:


Hair Growth Abnormal
on Oct 11, 2010 Male from UNITED STATES , 81 years of age, was treated with Systane. Patient felt the following Systane side effects: hair growth abnormal. Systane dosage: 1 Gtt, Prn.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Xalatan (1 Gtt, Qhs)
  • Combigan (1 Gtt, Bid)


Skin Hyperpigmentation
Patient was taking Systane. After Systane was administered, patient encountered several Systane side effects: skin hyperpigmentation on Jun 07, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 50 years of age, . Systane dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Cerebrovascular Accident, Prostate Cancer
Adverse event was reported on Jul 22, 2011 by a Male taking Systane (Dosage: 1 Gtt, Bid) was diagnosed with
  • dry eye
  • cardiac disorder
  • hypertension
  • epilepsy
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 69 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Systane side effects: cerebrovascular accident, prostate cancer.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Mydriasis
on Sep 20, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 66 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Systane. Patient felt the following Systane side effects: mydriasis. Systane dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Corneal Erosion, Eye Injury, Product Packaging Issue
on Jun 09, 2011 Male from GERMANY , 41 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Systane Eye Drops (systane Ultra). After Systane was administered, patient encountered several Systane side effects: corneal erosion, eye injury, product packaging issue. Systane Eye Drops (systane Ultra) dosage: (3 X 1 Drop Ophthalmic).

Skin Hyperpigmentation
Patient was taking Systane. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Systane side effects: skin hyperpigmentation on Jun 07, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 50 years of age, . Systane dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:

Dyspnoea Exertional
Adverse event was reported on Apr 27, 2011 by a Male taking Systane (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • dry eye
  • intraocular pressure increased
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 80 years of age, Patient felt the following Systane side effects: dyspnoea exertional.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Chest Discomfort
on May 23, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 195.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Systane Eye Drops. After Systane was administered, patient encountered several Systane side effects: chest discomfort. Systane Eye Drops dosage: (1 Drop As Needed Ophthalmic).
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Restasis ((1 Drop When Needed Ophthalmic))
  • Vitamin D
  • Refresh Liquigel
  • Lopressor
  • Echinacea
Patient was hospitalized.

Dry Eye
on May 16, 2011 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 64 years of age, weighting 146.6 lb, was treated with Systane (propylene Glycol/macrogol). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Systane side effects: dry eye. Systane (propylene Glycol/macrogol) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Doxazosin Mesylate
  • Doxycycline
  • Femoston (Unk)
  • Losartan Potassium
  • Lacri-lube (Unk)
  • Optive Lubricant Eye Drops (Unk)


Chest Discomfort
Patient was taking Systane Eye Drops. Patient felt the following Systane side effects: chest discomfort on May 06, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 79 years of age, weighting 429.9 lb, was diagnosed with and. Systane Eye Drops dosage: Ophthalmic.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Vomiting, Migraine, Nausea
Adverse event was reported on Aug 20, 2010 by a Female taking Systane (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 80 years of age, After Systane was administered, patient encountered several Systane side effects: vomiting, migraine, nausea.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Corneal Perforation
on Mar 23, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 85 years of age, was treated with Systane. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Systane side effects: corneal perforation. Systane dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Constipation
on Apr 12, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • dry eye
  • pain
  • depression
  • macular oedema
  • hypertension
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Systane. Patient felt the following Systane side effects: constipation. Systane dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Oxycodone Hcl (8 Pills A Day)
  • Cymbalta (Unk)
  • Xalatan (0.005 %, 1x/day)
  • Lisinopril (10 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Metformin (500 Mg, 2x/day)


Ocular Hyperaemia, Eye Irritation, Photophobia
Patient was taking Systane Ultra 10 Ml Alcon Laboratories, Inc. After Systane was administered, patient encountered several Systane side effects: ocular hyperaemia, eye irritation, photophobia on Feb 02, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 225.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Systane Ultra 10 Ml Alcon Laboratories, Inc dosage: 1 Gtts As Needed Top.

Nasal Congestion
Adverse event was reported on Sep 28, 2010 by a Female taking Systane (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 78 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Systane side effects: nasal congestion.
Associated medications used:
  • Optive
  • Dry Eye Relief
  • Alaway
  • Alaway
  • Alaway


Erythema Of Eyelid
on Oct 25, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 76 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • dry eye
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • eye inflammation
and was treated with Systane Ultra. Patient felt the following Systane side effects: erythema of eyelid. Systane Ultra dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Vision Blurred, Eyelid Oedema, Eye Irritation, Eye Pruritus
on Dec 03, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 71 years of age, was treated with Systane. After Systane was administered, patient encountered several Systane side effects: vision blurred, eyelid oedema, eye irritation, eye pruritus. Systane dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Eye Pain, Rhinorrhoea
Patient was taking Systane. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Systane side effects: eye pain, rhinorrhoea on Nov 23, 2010 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 64 years of age, . Systane dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Photophobia, Eye Irritation, Abnormal Sensation In Eye
Adverse event was reported on Sep 22, 2010 by a Female taking Systane (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 77 years of age, Patient felt the following Systane side effects: photophobia, eye irritation, abnormal sensation in eye.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Eye Irritation, Ocular Hyperaemia
on Sep 09, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 71 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Systane. After Systane was administered, patient encountered several Systane side effects: eye irritation, ocular hyperaemia. Systane dosage: 1 Gtt, Prn.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Ocular Hyperaemia, Eye Pruritus, Eye Pain, Dry Eye
on Sep 03, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 63 years of age, was treated with Systane. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Systane side effects: ocular hyperaemia, eye pruritus, eye pain, dry eye. Systane dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Blink
  • Restasis (1 Gtt, Bid)


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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

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