Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

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. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. pain and itching at the application site
  3. redness of the skin (severe)
  4. skin ulcers
  5. swelling of the skin

Less common

  1. Burning, dry, or itching eyes
  2. discharge or excessive tearing
  3. eye pain
  4. infection at the application site
  5. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  6. swelling around the eyes

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. Flaking or scaling of the skin
  2. redness of the skin (mild)

Less common

  1. Headache

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.