Brand Names : Vitrasert
Side Effects of This Medicine
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may
cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur,
if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Also, ganciclovir has been found to cause cancerous tumors in animals.
Discuss these possible effects with your doctor.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible
if any of the following side effects occur:
More common - Usually occur within the first 2 months after the
Decrease in vision (severe); seeing
flashes or sparks of light; seeing floating spots
before the eyes, or a veil or curtain appearing across part of vision
Less common - Usually occur within the first 2 months after the
Blurred vision or other change in vision; decreased vision or other change in vision; eye pain
or tearing; red or bloodshot eye; sensitivity of eye to light
Rare - Usually occur within the first 2 months after the surgery
Other side effects may occur that usually do not need
medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your
body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if the following
side effect continues or is bothersome:
Other side effects
not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other
effects, check with your doctor.