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In clinical studies, the most commonly reported side effect of Ozurdex was increased pressure in the eye. Other problems that may occur during treatment include eye pain, eye redness, and headache. Although most reactions to this drug are minor and easily treated, potentially dangerous reactions are also possible, such as double vision, allergic reactions, and loss of peripheral vision.
Common Side Effects of OzurdexOzurdex has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials. In these studies, the side effects that occurred in a group of people receiving Ozurdex were documented and then compared to those that occurred in a similar group of people receiving a placebo (an injection with no active ingredients). As a result, it was possible to see what side effects occurred, how often they appeared, and how they compared to the groups taking the placebo.
- Increased pressure in the eye -- in up to 25 percent of people
- Conjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding of the eye) -- up to 22 percent
- Eye pain -- up to 8 percent
- Eye redness -- up to 7 percent
- Cataract -- up to 5 percent
- Headache -- up to 4 percent.