Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Blindness
  2. blurred vision or other change in vision
  3. decreased vision
  4. dislocated eye implants
  5. eye pain
  6. eye redness
  7. flashes of light or floaters in vision
  8. headache
  9. irritation or inflammation of the eye
  10. seeing flashes or sparks of light
  11. seeing floating spots before the eyes, or a veil or curtain appearing across part of vision
  12. tearing of the eyes

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. Opening of the surgical wound
  2. raising of the upper eyelid
  3. sensitivity of the eyes to light
  4. throbbing pain

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.