unoprostone - ophthalmic, Rescula (cont.)

SIDE EFFECTS: Burning/stinging/itching/irritation of the eyes, dry eyes, eyelid swelling, watery eyes, dizziness, headache, darkening of the eyelids, or changes in the color/length of eyelashes may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.This medication may cause a slow, permanent color change to the colored portion of the eye (iris) and surrounding skin. This color change (to brown) may not be noticeable for months or years and the long-term effects are uncertain. Consult your doctor for more details.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: any other eye changes (such as redness/swelling/discharge, sensitivity to light), eye pain, vision changes or change in color perception, sagging eyelids.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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