Brinzolamide Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Brinzolamide may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of Brinzolamide - for the Consumer
Applies to: eye drops
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Brinzolamide Drops:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Brinzolamide Drops:
Bitter, sour, or unusual taste; blurred vision; discomfort, tearing, or dryness of the eyes when first applied; dry eyes; eye discharge; foreign body sensation in the eye; headache; inflammation of the eyelids; runny nose; swelling of the cornea.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); eye pain or itching; irritated eyelids.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.Top
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: ophthalmic suspension
Ocular side effects have included blurred vision in 5% to 10% of patients. Blepharitis, dry eye, foreign body sensation, hyperemia, ocular discharge, ocular discomfort, ocular keratitis, ocular pruritus, and ocular pain have been reported in 1% to 5% of patients. Tearing, keratoconjunctivitis, conjunctivitis, keratopathy, eye fatigue and eyelid crusting have been reported in less than 1% of patients.
Hypersensitivity reactions have been reported in less than 1% of patients.
Other side effects have included bitter, sour, or unusual taste in 5% to 10% of patients.
Nervous system side effects have included headache (5% to 10%) and dizziness (<1%).
Dermatologic side effects have included dermatitis (1% to 5%), alopecia (<1%), and urticaria (<1%).
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, diarrhea, dry mouth, and dyspepsia in less than 1% of patients.
Respiratory side effects included rhinitis (1% to 5%), pharyngitis (<1%), and dyspnea (< 1%).
Cardiovascular side effects have rarely included chest pain (<1%).
Musculoskeletal side effects have rarely included hypertonia (<1%).
Renal side effects have included kidney pain in less than 1% of patients.Top
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