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 or other change in vision
  2. redness or swelling of the eye
  3. sensitivity of the eyes to light
  4. swelling of the membrane covering the white part of the eye

Less common

  1. Discharge from the eye
  2. eye discomfort, irritation, or pain
  3. redness of the eyelid or inner lining of the eyelid
  4. tiny bumps on the inner lining of the eyelid

Incidence not known

  1. Blindness
  2. delayed wound healing
  3. loss of vision
  4. nausea or vomiting

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. Burning when medicine is applied
  2. dry eyes
  3. feeling of something in the eye
  4. headache
  5. itching
  6. runny nose
  7. sore throat
  8. tearing or watery eye

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.