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:

For eye drops and eye ointment

Incidence not known
  1. Blindness
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in vision
  4. decreased vision
  5. eye pain
  6. headache
  7. nausea or vomiting
  8. slow wound healing

For eye drops

Incidence not known
  1. Burning, dry, itching eyes
  2. discharge, excessive tearing
  3. eye redness, irritation, or pain
  4. increase in blood flow to the whites of the eyes
  5. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid

For eye ointment

Incidence not known
  1. Blurred vision or other change in vision
  2. eye pain
  3. redness of the eye
  4. sensitivity of the eye to light
  5. tearing in the eye

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. 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.