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. Pain in the eye


  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of skin
  2. blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  3. blurred vision
  4. change in color vision
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chills
  7. cough
  8. crusting of eyelashes
  9. decreased urine output
  10. decreased vision
  11. diarrhea
  12. different size pupils of the eyes
  13. difficulty in breathing, chewing, swallowing, or talking
  14. difficulty seeing at night
  15. dilated neck veins
  16. double vision
  17. drainage from eyes
  18. drooping eyelids
  19. extreme fatigue
  20. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  21. feeling of having something in the eye
  22. hives
  23. increased sensitivity of eyes to sunlight
  24. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  25. irritation or inflammation of eye
  26. itching, dryness of eyes
  27. itching skin
  28. joint or muscle pain
  29. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  30. muscle weakness
  31. noisy breathing
  32. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  33. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  34. red, irritated eyes
  35. severe tiredness
  36. shortness of breath
  37. skin rash
  38. sore throat
  39. sores, ulcers, or white spots in mouth or on lips
  40. sweating
  41. swelling of eyelids
  42. swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  43. tearing
  44. thickened mucous from lungs
  45. tightness in chest
  46. troubled breathing
  47. unusual tiredness or weakness
  48. weight gain
  49. wheezing

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:


  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in sense of smell
  3. change in taste
  4. discouragement
  5. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. feeling sad or empty
  7. hair loss
  8. headaches
  9. irritability
  10. lack of appetite
  11. loss of interest or pleasure
  12. redness, swelling, or soreness of tongue
  13. sensation of spinning
  14. sleeplessness
  15. tiredness
  16. trouble concentrating
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. unable to sleep
  19. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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.