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:

Less common

  1. Blindness
  2. bloody eye
  3. blurred or decreased vision
  4. change in color vision
  5. color changes in the skin around the eyes
  6. difficulty seeing at night
  7. disturbed color perception
  8. double vision
  9. dry eyes
  10. eye color changes
  11. fever or chills
  12. halos around lights
  13. lack or loss of strength
  14. loss of vision
  15. night blindness
  16. overbright appearance of lights
  17. redness, burning, dry, or itching eyes
  18. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  19. tunnel vision

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. Body aches or pain
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with breathing
  4. ear congestion
  5. headache
  6. loss of voice
  7. nasal congestion
  8. redness of the white part of eyes or inside of the eyelids
  9. runny nose
  10. sneezing
  11. sore throat
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Darkening of the eyelashes
  2. eye discharge or excessive tearing
  3. eye strain
  4. feeling of having something in the eye
  5. increase in hair growth
  6. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight

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.