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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Bloody eyes
  2. blurred vision or other change in vision
  3. decreased vision
  4. eye pain
  5. redness of the eye
  6. seeing flashes or sparks of light
  7. sensitivity of the eye to light
  8. tearing

Less common

  1. Change in color vision
  2. difficulty seeing at night
  3. eye discomfort
  4. loss of vision
  5. seeing floating spots before the eyes, or a veil or curtain appearing across part of vision
  6. throbbing pain

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:

Less common

  1. Dry 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.