Brinzolamide Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor for regular checks on your progress. Stop using this medicine if your eyes get inflamed, painful, or have a discharge, and see your doctor 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.
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:
Discharge from the eye
redness, soreness, irritation, or pain of the eye or eyelid
crusting in the corner of the eye
difficulty with swallowing
excessive muscle tone
eye redness, irritation, or pain
itching, swelling, or other signs of eye or eyelid irritation
muscle tension or tightness
puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
shortness of breath
tightness in the chest
unusual tiredness or weakness
Incidence not known
Abdominal or stomach pain
blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
fever with or without chills
general feeling of tiredness or weakness
joint or muscle pain
loss of appetite
lower back or side pain
painful or difficult urination
red or irritated eyes
red skin lesions, often with a purple center
sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
swollen or painful glands
unpleasant breath odor
unusual bleeding or bruising
vomiting of blood
yellow eyes or skin
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 other unusual taste
Burning, stinging, or discomfort when medicine is applied
feeling of something in 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.