Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. Eye pain or stinging

Less common

  1. Decreased vision
  2. painful irritation of the clear front part of the eye
  3. swelling or redness of the eye and the lining of the eyelid

Incidence not known

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. blurred vision or other change in vision
  4. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chest tightness or heaviness
  7. chills
  8. cough
  9. diarrhea
  10. difficulty breathing
  11. discharge, excessive tearing
  12. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  13. itching
  14. joint or muscle pain
  15. noisy breathing
  16. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  17. sensitivity of the eye to light
  18. sore throat
  19. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  20. tearing
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Drainage from the eyes
  2. longer and thicker eyelashes

Less common

  1. Eyelash discoloration
  2. feeling of having something in the eye

Incidence not known

  1. Darkening of the eyelid skin color
  2. dizziness
  3. headache

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.

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