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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Changes in vision
  2. eye irritation or discomfort

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. redness of the white part of the eyes or inside of the eyelids

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. Change in taste
  2. loss of taste

Less common

  1. Cough
  2. discomfort or itching of the eyes
  3. drainage from the eyes
  4. fever
  5. headache
  6. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  7. stuffy or runny nose
  8. tightness of the chest
  9. troubled breathing
  10. watering of the eyes

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.