What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Report any serious side effects right away. Stop using this solution if your eyes get swollen, painful, or have a discharge, and see your doctor or health care professional as soon as you can.
You may get dizzy while using this medicine. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that requires mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you.
Wear dark glasses if this eye drop makes your eyes more sensitive to light.
If you wear contact lenses, ask your doctor or health care professional when you can use your lenses again.
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:
burning or stinging of the eye (when medicine is applied)
feeling of something in the eye
itching of the eye
redness of the eye and lining of the eyelid
sensitivity of the eyes to light
Back, abdominal, or stomach pain
change in vision
discharge from the eye
eye or eyelid pain, swelling, discomfort, or irritation
increased blood pressure
increased frequency of urination or painful urination
itching of the eyelid
seeing flashes or sparks of light
seeing floating spots before the eyes
swelling of lining of the eyelid
tiny bumps on lining of the eyelid
Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
blood in the urine
blue lips, fingernails, or skin
chest pain or discomfort
difficult or troubled breathing
headache or weakness, severe and sudden
irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
joint or muscle pain
nausea or vomiting
pain, numbness, tingling, or burning feeling in the hands or feet
red, irritated eyes
red skin lesions, often with a purple center
shortness of breath
slow or irregular heartbeat
sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
unusual tiredness or weakness
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:
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:
Bitter, sour, or unusual taste
crusting or scales on eyelid
dryness of the eyes
indigestion or upset stomach
stuffy or runny nose
tearing of the eye
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.