Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM 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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Abnormal vision
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in how colors look
  4. decreased vision or other changes in vision
  5. eye pain
  6. redness of eye
  7. seeing flashes or sparks of light
  8. seeing floating spots before eyes
  9. sensitivity of eye to light
  10. veil or curtain appearing across part of vision
  11. watering of eye

Less common

  1. Decreased ability to see to the side when looking straight ahead
  2. itching, redness, or soreness at place of injection
  3. pain on moving the eye
  4. soreness of eye
  5. swelling of the eye

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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. diarrhea
  3. headache
  4. nausea
  5. skin rash
  6. vomiting
  7. weakness

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. cough
  3. dizziness
  4. loss of appetite
  5. sweating
  6. tightness in chest
  7. weight loss

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.