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.
If you wear contact lenses, take them out before using this medicine. Wait 15 minutes before putting them back into your eyes.
Wear dark glasses if this medicine makes your eyes more sensitive to light.
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:
Burning, stinging, or discomfort when medicine is applied
itching, redness, swelling, or other sign of the eye or eyelid irritation
Burning, dry, or itching eyes
discharge from the eye
redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
Blood in the urine
nausea or vomiting
pain in the side, back, or abdomen
Incidence not known
Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
change in vision
difficult or labored breathing
flashes of light
floaters in vision
hives or welts
joint or muscle pain
large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
redness of the skin
sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
tightness in the chest
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:
feeling of something in the eye
Changes in color vision
difficulty seeing at night
dryness of the eyes
increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
Incidence not known
burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
change in distance vision
difficulty in focusing the eyes
lack or loss of strength
scaling of the skin
severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the 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.