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Betoptic S Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Stop using this medicine if your eyes get swollen, painful, or have a discharge, and see your doctor or health care professional as soon as you can. Ask your doctor or health care professional if you should continue to use this medicine if you injure your eyes, get an eye infection, or need eye surgery.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that requires mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. To reduce the risk of dizzy or fainting spells, do not sit or stand up quickly.

If you wear contact lenses, you should remove them before using this medicine. You should wait about 15 minutes after putting the drops in your eyes before putting your lenses back in.

Wear dark glasses if this medicine makes your eyes more sensitive to light.

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Interactions with Medications

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

Pain in the eye

Rare

Blistering, peeling, or loosening of skin

blue lips, fingernails, or skin

blurred vision

change in color vision

chest pain or discomfort

chills

cough

crusting of eyelashes

decreased urine output

decreased vision

diarrhea

different size pupils of the eyes

difficulty in breathing, chewing, swallowing, or talking

difficulty seeing at night

dilated neck veins

double vision

drainage from eyes

drooping eyelids

extreme fatigue

fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat

feeling of having something in the eye

hives

increased sensitivity of eyes to sunlight

irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing

irritation or inflammation of eye

itching, dryness of eyes

itching skin

joint or muscle pain

lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting

muscle weakness

noisy breathing

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes

severe tiredness

shortness of breath

skin rash

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots in mouth or on lips

sweating

swelling of eyelids

swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs

tearing

thickened mucous from lungs

tightness in chest

troubled breathing

unusual tiredness or weakness

weight gain

wheezing

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:

Rare

Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste

change in sense of smell

change in taste

discouragement

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

feeling sad or empty

hair loss

headaches

irritability

lack of appetite

loss of interest or pleasure

redness, swelling, or soreness of tongue

sensation of spinning

sleeplessness

tiredness

trouble concentrating

trouble sleeping

unable to sleep

unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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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