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Alphagan P Side Effects

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 medicine if your eyes get swollen, painful, or have a discharge, and see your doctor or health care professional as soon as you can.

If you wear contact lenses, take them out before using this medicine. Wait 15 minutes before putting them back into your eyes.

If you are using another eye medicine, wait at least 10 minutes in between using each medicine.

Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water may help. Contact your doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe.

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

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Common and Rare Side Effects

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

Blurred or loss of vision

burning, dry, or itching eyes

discharge or excessive tearing

disturbed color perception

double vision

halos around lights

headache

itching of the eye

night blindness

overbright appearance of lights

redness of the eye or inner lining of the eyelid

swelling of the eyelid

tearing of the eye

tunnel vision

Less common

Ache or pain in the eye

blindness

bloody eye

blurred vision or other change in vision

change in color vision

confusion

decreased vision

difficult or labored breathing

difficulty seeing at night

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position

drainage from the eye

fainting

fast heartbeat

feeling of something in the eye

gradual blurring or loss of vision

increased blood pressure

increased sensitivity of the eye to light

mental depression

muscle pain

nausea or vomiting

oozing in the eye

redness, swelling, or itching of the eye or eyelid

runny or stuffy nose

seeing flashes or sparks of light

seeing floating dark spots or material before eyes

seeing floating spots before the eyes or a veil or curtain appearing across part of vision

shortness of breath

skin rash

sneezing

sweating

swelling of the eye

tightness in the chest

unusual tiredness or weakness

watery eyes

wheezing

Incidence not known

Bluish lips or skin

chest pain or discomfort

confusion

fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

feeling of warmth or heat

flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck

irregular, fast, slow, or shallow breathing

low body temperature

muscle aches or weakness

shivering

slow or irregular heartbeat

weak or feeble pulse

weight gain

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

Burning, stinging, or tearing of the eye

drowsiness or tiredness

dryness of the mouth

Less common

Acid or sour stomach

anxiety

bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste

belching

body aches or pain

change in taste

chills

congestion

cough

cough producing mucus

crusting on eyelid or corner of eye

diarrhea

difficulty breathing

discoloration of white part of the eye

dryness of the eye

dryness or soreness of the throat

fever

general feeling of discomfort or illness

hoarseness

indigestion

joint pain

lack or loss of strength

large amounts of cholesterol in the blood

lid disorder

loss of appetite

muscle aches and pains

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

paleness of the eye or inner lining of the eyelid

passing of gas

pounding heartbeat

rash

shivering

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

sleeplessness

sneezing

sore throat

stomach discomfort, fullness, upset, or pain

tender, swollen glands in the neck

trouble with sleeping

trouble with swallowing

troubled breathing

unable to sleep

voice changes

Incidence not known

Constricted, pinpoint, or small pupils (black part of the eye)

redness of the skin

sensitivity to light

throbbing pain

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

unusual weak feeling

unusually warm skin

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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