Side Effects

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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.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Burning, dry, or itching eyes
  2. discharge or excessive tearing
  3. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  4. stinging in the eyes
  5. tiny bumps on lining of the eyelid

Less common

  1. Blurred or loss of vision
  2. disturbed color perception
  3. dizziness
  4. double vision
  5. feeling of having something in the eye
  6. halos around lights
  7. headache
  8. nervousness
  9. night blindness
  10. pounding in the ears
  11. sensitivity of the eyes to light
  12. slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat
  13. tunnel vision
  14. watery eyes

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. cough
  3. difficulty breathing
  4. lightheadedness, dizziness or fainting
  5. no blood pressure or pulse
  6. noisy breathing
  7. stopping of heart
  8. tightness in the chest
  9. unconsciousness

Some 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. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

  1. Dry mouth
  2. feeling sad or empty
  3. irritability
  4. lack of appetite
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. loss of interest or pleasure
  7. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  8. trouble concentrating
  9. trouble sleeping

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.