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Provisc

Generic Name: Hyaluronate and Derivatives Injection (Eye) (hye al yoor ON ate & dah RIV ah tives)
Brand Name: Amvisc, Amvisc Plus, Provisc
Easy-to-read patient leaflet for Provisc. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
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Drug Information:
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with Provisc (hyaluronate and derivatives injection (eye)). Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Provisc (hyaluronate and derivatives injection (eye)) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor. Use Provisc (hyaluronate and derivatives injection (eye)) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Learn more

Provisc Side Effects

Provisc Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Provisc.

For the Consumer

Applies to sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic: intraocular solution

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Change in eyesight, eye pain, or very bad eye irritation.

What are some other side effects of this drug?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Irritation where this drug is used.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic: intraocular kit, intraocular liquid

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included isolated reports of diffuse particulates or haziness appearing after injection of sodium hyaluronate ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Provisc) into the eye. Transient postoperative increases in intraocular pressure have been observed following the use of sodium hyaluronate in anterior segment surgery. On rare occasions, postoperative reactions including inflammation, corneal edema, and corneal decompensation have been reported.

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Provisc (www.drugs.com/cdi/provisc.html).