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Mydriasis, Visual Impairment (7652833-6)
on Jul 29, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 67 years of age, weighting 126.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • eye pruritus
and was treated with Visine Eye Drops. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Visine side effects: mydriasis, visual impairment. Visine Eye Drops dosage: Daily Dose Text: One Drop In Each Eye Once.

Mydriasis, Visual Impairment (7641795-3)
Patient was taking Visine Eye Drops. Patient felt the following Visine side effects: mydriasis, visual impairment on Jul 20, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 67 years of age, weighting 126.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • eye pruritus
and. Visine Eye Drops dosage: Daily Dose Text: One Drop In Each Eye Once.

Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Hypertension, Miosis, Fatigue, Accidental Exposure, Dyspnoea, Accidental Overdose, Bradycardia (7641303-7)
Adverse event was reported on Jul 14, 2011 by a Male taking Visine Eye Drops (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • accidental exposure
and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 27.34 lb, After Visine was administered, patient encountered several Visine side effects: depressed level of consciousness, hypertension, miosis, fatigue, accidental exposure, dyspnoea, accidental overdose, bradycardia. Patient was hospitalized.

Lethargy, Bradycardia, Accidental Overdose, Dyspnoea, Accidental Exposure (7641302-5)
on Jul 14, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , child 2 years of age, weighting 25.13 lb, was diagnosed with
  • accidental exposure
and was treated with Visine Eye Drops. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Visine side effects: lethargy, bradycardia, accidental overdose, dyspnoea, accidental exposure. Visine Eye Drops dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.


Lethargy, Bradycardia, Accidental Exposure, Dyspnoea (7636233-0)
on Jul 14, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , child 2 years of age, weighting 25.13 lb, was diagnosed with
  • accidental exposure
and was treated with Visine Eye Drops. Patient felt the following Visine side effects: lethargy, bradycardia, accidental exposure, dyspnoea. Visine Eye Drops dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Accidental Exposure, Somnolence, Nervous System Disorder, Eyelid Ptosis, Product Quality Issue (7625873-0)
Patient was taking Visine-a. After Visine was administered, patient encountered several Visine side effects: accidental exposure, somnolence, nervous system disorder, eyelid ptosis, product quality issue on Jul 12, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 21.01 lb, was diagnosed with
  • accidental exposure
and. Visine-a dosage: One To Two Cc's. Patient was hospitalized.

Nervous System Disorder, Product Outer Packaging Issue, Accidental Exposure, Somnolence, Product Quality Issue, Eyelid Ptosis (7594000-0)
Adverse event was reported on May 09, 2011 by a Female taking Visine-a (Dosage: One To Two Cc's) was diagnosed with
  • accidental exposure
and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 21.01 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Visine side effects: nervous system disorder, product outer packaging issue, accidental exposure, somnolence, product quality issue, eyelid ptosis. Patient was hospitalized.

Stress, Eye Disorder, Adverse Reaction, Anxiety, Pain, Chest Pain, Product Quality Issue (7574113-X)
on Jun 15, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 54 years of age, weighting 110.0 lb, was treated with Visine L.r.. Patient felt the following Visine side effects: stress, eye disorder, adverse reaction, anxiety, pain, chest pain, product quality issue. Visine L.r. dosage: N/A.

Skin Warm, Paraesthesia, Erythema (7574006-8)
on Jun 17, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 80 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • dry eye
  • hypertension
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • ischaemic heart disease prophylaxis
  • medical diet
  • convulsion
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • borderline glaucoma
  • hypothyroidism
and was treated with Visine Tears Dry Eye Relief. After Visine was administered, patient encountered several Visine side effects: skin warm, paraesthesia, erythema. Visine Tears Dry Eye Relief dosage: 1 Drop In Each Eye.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Avapro
  • Welchol
  • Aspirin
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Zonisamide
  • Nexium
  • Alphagan
  • Synthroid


Ocular Hyperaemia, Eye Irritation (7570610-1)
Patient was taking Visine /00256502/. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Visine side effects: ocular hyperaemia, eye irritation on Apr 13, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 64 years of age, . Visine /00256502/ dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Latisse (Unk)


Malaise, Hallucination, Heart Rate Increased, Mydriasis, Poisoning Deliberate (7506211-0)
Adverse event was reported on May 11, 2011 by a Male taking Visine Eye Drops (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 15 years of age, weighting 100.0 lb, Patient felt the following Visine side effects: malaise, hallucination, heart rate increased, mydriasis, poisoning deliberate. Patient was hospitalized.

Mydriasis, Heart Rate Increased, Malaise, Hallucination, Poisoning Deliberate (7498824-X)
on May 11, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 15 years of age, weighting 100.0 lb, was treated with Visine Eye Drops. After Visine was administered, patient encountered several Visine side effects: mydriasis, heart rate increased, malaise, hallucination, poisoning deliberate. Visine Eye Drops dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Nervous System Disorder, Accidental Exposure, Somnolence, Eyelid Ptosis (7496896-X)
on May 09, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 21.01 lb, was diagnosed with
  • accidental exposure
and was treated with Visine-a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Visine side effects: nervous system disorder, accidental exposure, somnolence, eyelid ptosis. Visine-a dosage: One To Two Cc's. Patient was hospitalized.

Skin Warm, Paraesthesia, Erythema (7469212-7)
Patient was taking Visine Tears Dry Eye Relief. Patient felt the following Visine side effects: skin warm, paraesthesia, erythema on Apr 25, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 80 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • dry eye
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypertension
  • hypothyroidism
  • medical diet
  • blood cholesterol increased
and. Visine Tears Dry Eye Relief dosage: 1 Drop In Each Eye.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Nexium
  • Avapro
  • Synthroid
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Welchol
  • Aspirin
  • Alphagan
  • Aspirin


Angle Closure Glaucoma (7419012-9)
Adverse event was reported on Apr 06, 2011 by a Female taking Visine Eye Drops (Dosage: One Drop Per Eye Once) was diagnosed with
  • eye disorder
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 76 years of age, weighting 120.0 lb, After Visine was administered, patient encountered several Visine side effects: angle closure glaucoma.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Coumadin


Visual Impairment, Lens Disorder, Dry Eye (7353440-5)
on Mar 10, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 136.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • eye pruritus
  • ocular hyperaemia
and was treated with Visine-a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Visine side effects: visual impairment, lens disorder, dry eye. Visine-a dosage: Daily Dose Text: 1 Drop In Each Eye 2-3 Drops A Week.

Mydriasis, Ocular Hyperaemia, Dry Eye (7323390-9)
on Feb 18, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • erythema
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • multiple allergies
and was treated with Visine-a. Patient felt the following Visine side effects: mydriasis, ocular hyperaemia, dry eye. Visine-a dosage: Once Drop Per Eye Once In The Morning.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lipitor


Instillation Site Pain (7247133-2)
Patient was taking Visine Eye Drops. After Visine was administered, patient encountered several Visine side effects: instillation site pain on Aug 20, 2010 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 75 years of age, . Visine Eye Drops dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Alaway


Eye Pain, Optic Nerve Disorder, Headache (7227026-7)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 03, 2011 by a Female taking Visine Eye Drops (Dosage: Text:one Drop Per Eye One To Two Times Daily) was diagnosed with
  • ocular hyperaemia
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 41 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Visine side effects: eye pain, optic nerve disorder, headache.

Eye Pain, Dependence (7225712-6)
on Jan 04, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 26 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • ocular hyperaemia
and was treated with Visine Eye Drops. Patient felt the following Visine side effects: eye pain, dependence. Visine Eye Drops dosage: Text:1-3 Drops Daily.

Pain, Adverse Reaction, Stress, Chest Pain, Product Quality Issue, Eye Disorder (7211480-0)
on Dec 30, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 54 years of age, weighting 110.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • ocular hyperaemia
and was treated with Visine L.r.. After Visine was administered, patient encountered several Visine side effects: pain, adverse reaction, stress, chest pain, product quality issue, eye disorder. Visine L.r. dosage: Text:few Drops In Each Eye Once Per Day.

Abnormal Sensation In Eye, Application Site Burn, Application Site Discolouration, Application Site Exfoliation, Condition Aggravated, Eye Pain, Eye Pruritus, Eye Swelling, Eyelid Margin Crusting (7079403-5)
Patient was taking Visine-a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Visine side effects: abnormal sensation in eye, application site burn, application site discolouration, application site exfoliation, condition aggravated, eye pain, eye pruritus, eye swelling, eyelid margin crusting on Oct 22, 2010 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 71 years of age, weighting 154.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • seasonal allergy
  • hypersensitivity
and. Visine-a dosage: Text:one Drop In Each Eye Once.
Associated medications used:
  • Benadryl (Text:one Every Four Hours)


Amblyopia, Application Site Erythema, Application Site Pain, Conjunctival Disorder, Corneal Abrasion, Eye Infection, Eye Irritation, Lacrimation Increased (7079086-4)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 28, 2010 by a Male taking Visine Eye Drops (Dosage: Text:1 Drop In Left Eye One Time) was diagnosed with
  • dry eye
and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 179.9 lb, Patient felt the following Visine side effects: amblyopia, application site erythema, application site pain, conjunctival disorder, corneal abrasion, eye infection, eye irritation, lacrimation increased.

Amblyopia, Application Site Erythema, Application Site Pain, Conjunctival Disorder, Corneal Abrasion, Lacrimation Increased, Photophobia, Product Quality Issue, Vision Blurred (7079066-9)
on Oct 28, 2010 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 179.9 lb, was treated with Visine Eye Drops. After Visine was administered, patient encountered several Visine side effects: amblyopia, application site erythema, application site pain, conjunctival disorder, corneal abrasion, lacrimation increased, photophobia, product quality issue, vision blurred. Visine Eye Drops dosage: Text:2 Drops.

Eye Disorder (7037021-9)
on Oct 05, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 54 years of age, weighting 110.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • ocular hyperaemia
and was treated with Visine Eye Drops. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Visine side effects: eye disorder. Visine Eye Drops dosage: Text:few Drops In Each Eye Once Per Day.

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Alternative VISINE Names:DEXTRAN 7 GLYCERIN, NAPHAZOLI OXYMETAZO TETRAHYDR

Active Ingredient: DEXTRAN 7 GLYCERIN; NAPHAZOLI OXYMETAZO TETRAHYDR

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Reported hospitalizations: 15

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