Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. Blurred vision
  2. change in color vision
  3. decreased vision or other changes in vision
  4. difficulty seeing at night
  5. eye discomfort
  6. eye pain
  7. eye redness
  8. increase in blood flow to the whites of the eyes
  9. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  10. painful irritation of the front clear part of the eye
  11. sensitivity of the eyes to light
  12. swelling or redness of the eye and lining of the eyelid

Less common

  1. Eyelid irritation and crusting
  2. tearing
  3. throbbing eye pain
  4. watering of 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:

Less common

  1. Dry eyes


  1. Burning, itching, or soreness of the eye
  2. feeling of having something in the 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.