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:

For eye drops and eye ointment

Incidence not known
  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. blurred vision
  4. changes in vision
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. cough
  8. dark urine
  9. darkening of the skin
  10. decreased vision
  11. diarrhea
  12. dizziness
  13. eye pain
  14. fainting
  15. fever
  16. headache
  17. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  18. joint or muscle pain
  19. light-colored stools
  20. loss of appetite
  21. loss of vision
  22. mental depression
  23. nausea
  24. pale skin
  25. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  26. red, irritated eyes
  27. slow wound healing
  28. sore throat
  29. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  30. stomach pain
  31. swollen or painful glands
  32. tearing
  33. tightness in the chest
  34. trouble seeing
  35. unpleasant breath odor
  36. unusual bleeding or bruising
  37. unusual tiredness or weakness
  38. vomiting
  39. vomiting of blood
  40. yellow eyes or skin

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:

For eye drops and eye ointment

Incidence not known
  1. Bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils of the eyes
  2. drooping upper eyelids

For eye drops

Incidence not known
  1. Blurry vision
  2. eye discharge
  3. itching, redness, swelling, or other signs of eye or eyelid irritation

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.