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. change in vision
  3. decrease in vision
  4. loss of vision

Less common

  1. Eye pain
  2. itching of the eye
  3. swelling and/or redness of the eye and lining of the eyelid

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. Feeling of having something in the eye
  2. sticky sensation of the eyelids

Less common

  1. Change in color vision
  2. cough
  3. crusting in the corner of the eye
  4. difficulty seeing at night
  5. dizziness
  6. dry eyes
  7. fever
  8. headache
  9. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  10. nausea or vomiting
  11. nervousness
  12. pounding in the ears
  13. seeing flashes or sparks of light
  14. seeing floating spots before the eyes, or a veil or curtain appearing across part of vision
  15. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  16. slow or fast heartbeat
  17. stuffy or runny nose
  18. tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  19. tightness of the chest or wheezing

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.