Pennsaid Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your eye symptoms do not get better within 2 to 3 days. Do not use for longer than directed by your doctor or health care professional.
You may have to wear a special bandage for up to 3 days after your surgery.
Wear sunglasses if your eyes are 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:
Application site reactions, including skin rash, pain, tingling, or burning sensation
Less common or rare
Blood in the urine
dry, itching, or burning eyes
headaches, including migraines
increased sensitivity of the skin
pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
redness of the skin
redness or swelling of the eyes
skin rash other than at the application site
tightness in the chest
ulcers or sores on the skin, other than at the application site
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:
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.