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. Blurred vision
  2. burning or stinging of the eye (when medicine is applied)
  3. feeling of something in the eye
  4. itching of the eye
  5. redness of the eye and lining of the eyelid
  6. sensitivity of the eyes to light

Less common

  1. Back, abdominal, or stomach pain
  2. change in vision
  3. coughing, shortness of breath, troubled breathing, tightness in the chest, or wheezing
  4. discharge from the eye
  5. dizziness
  6. eye or eyelid pain, swelling, discomfort, or irritation
  7. increased blood pressure
  8. increased frequency of urination or painful urination
  9. itching of the eyelid
  10. seeing flashes or sparks of light
  11. seeing floating spots before the eyes
  12. swelling of lining of the eyelid
  13. tiny bumps on lining of the eyelid

Rare

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. blood in the urine
  3. blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficult or troubled breathing
  9. fainting
  10. headache or weakness, severe and sudden
  11. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  12. itching
  13. joint or muscle pain
  14. lightheadedness
  15. mental depression
  16. nausea or vomiting
  17. pain, numbness, tingling, or burning feeling in the hands or feet
  18. red, irritated eyes
  19. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  20. shortness of breath
  21. skin rash
  22. slow or irregular heartbeat
  23. sore throat
  24. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  25. sweating
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Confusion
  2. muscle cramps or pain
  3. numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in the hands or feet
  4. seizures
  5. trembling
  6. weakness and heaviness of the legs

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:

More common

  1. Bitter, sour, or unusual taste

Less common

  1. Cold- or flu-like symptoms
  2. crusting or scales on eyelid
  3. dryness of the eyes
  4. indigestion or upset stomach
  5. sore throat
  6. stuffy or runny nose
  7. tearing of the eye

Rare

  1. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. depression
  3. dry mouth
  4. stuffy nose

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.