Like all medicines, AZOPT can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them.
You can usually carry on taking the drops, unless the effects are serious.
Common side effects
(Affects 1 to 10 users in 100)
Effects in the eye: blurred vision, eye irritation, eye pain, eye discharge, itchy eye, dry eye, abnormal eye sensation, redness of the eye, eyelid itching, redness, or swelling.
General side effects: bad taste, headache, dry mouth.
Uncommon side effects
(Affects 1 to 10 users in 1,000)Effects in the eye: increased pressure in eye, damage to the optic nerve, abnormal, double, or reduced vision, sensitivity to light, inflammation or infection of the conjunctiva, eye allergy, eye swelling, corneal disorder, inflammation of the eyelid glands, decreased eye sensation, growth on surface of eye, increased pigmentation of the eye, tired eyes, eyelid crusting, or increased tear production.
General side effects: decreased or irregular heart rate, reduced heart function, palpitations, chest pain, asthma, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, decreased red blood cell count in blood, increased chlorine level in blood, dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty with memory, depression, difficulty sleeping, nervousness, irritability, fatigue, generalized weakness, feeling abnormal, pain, shaking, ringing in ears, decreased sex drive, male sexual difficulty, cold symptoms, chest congestion, cough, sinus infection, throat irritation, abnormal or decreased sensation in mouth, inflammation of the lining of the oesophagus, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, frequent bowel movements, diarrhoea, intestinal gas, digestive disorder, kidney pain, muscle pain, muscle spasms, back pain, nose bleeds, dry nose, runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, rash, abnormal skin sensation, itching, loss of hair.
Additional side effects that have been reported include:
Effects in the eye: eyelid abnormality, decreased growth or number of eyelashes.
General side effects: increased allergic symptoms, increased blood pressure, increased heart rate, abnormal liver blood tests, , frequent urination, swelling of the extremities, decreased sensation, decreased taste sensation, joint pain, pain in extremity, skin redness, inflammation, or itching.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.