What are the possible side effects of echothiophate iodide ophthalmic (Phospholine Iodide)?
Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any decrease in vision or an increase in "floaters" in your visual field. Rarely, echothiophate iodide ophthalmic may cause retinal detachment. Retinal detachment can lead to blind spots, floaters in your visual field, and even blindness. Your doctor will want to check your retina before you use this medicine to determine if you have an increased risk of retinal detachment.
If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop using echothiophate iodide ophthalmic and seek emergency medical...
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What are the precautions when taking echothiophate iodide for ophthalmic solution (Phospholine Iodide)?
Before using echothiophate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: asthma, epilepsy, other eye problems (e.g., iritis, uveitis, detached retina), heart disease (e.g., heart failure, recent heart attack), low or high blood pressure, myasthenia gravis, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), Parkinsonism, stomach/intestinal problems (e.g., ulcers, spasms), certain urinary problems (e.g., blockage).
After you apply echothiophate, your vision may become temporarily blurred or unstable....
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