BRIMONIDINE TARTRATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • follicular conjunctivitis
  • an increased amount of blood in the lining of the eye called conjunctival hyperemia
  • red eyes
  • eye itching
  • headache

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • allergic conjunctivitis
  • excessive watery eyes
  • eye irritation
  • dry mouth
  • drowsiness
  • low energy

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • depression
  • eye discomfort
  • blurred vision
  • a change in vision
  • erosion of the cornea of the eye
  • pink eye with pus formation
  • hemorrhage from the conjunctiva of the eye
  • a swelling of the white portion of the eye called chemosis
  • inflammation of the eyelid
  • accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the eyelid
  • eye pain
  • high blood pressure
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • stuffy nose
  • irritation of the stomach or intestines
  • muscle pain
  • fainting
  • dizziness
  • sneezing
  • nausea
  • vomiting

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • visual sensitivity to light
  • staining of the cornea of the eye
  • the pink skin under the eyelids to become pale
  • dry eye
  • crusting of the eyelid
  • muscle weakness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • taste impairment
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • anxious feelings

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • slow heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • inflammation of the iris - the colored part of the eyeball

Free RX Coupon

Save up to 80% on your prescriptions.

Available coupons

Save up to 80% on your prescription with WebMDRx

Drug Survey

Are you currently using brimonidine TARTRATE drops?

This survey is being conducted by the WebMD marketing sciences department.

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, except as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.