There is only one standard recommended dose of Ocufen. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Ocufen Dosage for more information.)
Just like any medicine, Ocufen may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
The most common side effects of this drug may include but are not limited to:
- Eye burning
(Click Ocufen Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Ocufen may react with several other medications (see Ocufen Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this product if you have:
- An eye infection
- A condition that causes you to bleed easily
- Any allergies, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Ocufen and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Ocufen and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Ocufen Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)