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:


  1. Blurred vision or other change in vision
  2. eye pain
  3. irritation (severe) or redness of the eye
  4. nausea
  5. skin rash, hives, or itching

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 or other discomfort of the eye
  2. crusting or crystals in corner of the eye

Less common

  1. Bad taste following use in the eye
  2. feeling of something in the eye
  3. itching of the eye
  4. redness of the lining of the eyelids


  1. Difficulty seeing at night
  2. dryness of the eye
  3. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  4. swelling of the eyelid
  5. tearing of 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.