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Combigan Side Effects

Eye itching, burning, and redness are some of the most common side effects of Combigan. Reactions to this medication tend to be mild and are generally easy to treat. However, some side effects are potentially serious and should be reported to your healthcare provider right away. These include hallucinations or low blood pressure, among others.

An Introduction to Combigan Side Effects

Just like any medicine, Combigan® (brimonidine/timolol) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Combigan. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Common Side Effects of Combigan

Combigan has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials, in which the side effects reported in a group of people using the drug are documented. Based on these clinical trials, the most common side effects seen with Combigan (all occurring in 5 to 15 percent of people) included:
  • Eye allergies (allergic conjunctivitis)
  • Enlarged lymph follicles in the lining of the inner surface of the eye and eyelid (conjunctival folliculosis)
  • Eye redness
  • Eye itching
  • Eye burning or stinging.
Other common reactions (occurring in 1 to 5 percent of people) included but were not limited to:
  • General weakness
  • Watery eyes
  • Dry eyes
  • Eye irritation
  • Eye pain
  • Eyelid redness or itching
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Drowsiness.

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