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What are the side effects of apraclonidine?

Some minor side effects associated with taking apraclonidine include blurred vision; dry mouth; headache; insomnia; burning, dryness, or itchiness of the eye; swelling, puffiness, or tearing of the eyes; drowsiness; clammy or sweaty palms; bizarre dreams; nausea; vomiting; constipation; diarrhea; stomach pain; decreased sexual desire; rash; feeling hot; itchiness; redness in the eye or eyelid; a bad taste in the mouth; dilated pupils; pale eyes; clumsiness; dizziness; depression; dry or burning nose; heaviness or burning of the chest; irritability; or a sensation that something is in the eye. If any of these side effects become severe or persist, contact your doctor.

Other, more serious, side effects may occur when taking apraclonidine. If you experience a severe allergic reaction; abnormal heart rate; shallow breathing; faintishness; extreme swelling, pain, or redness of the eyes; swelling of the face, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs; or tingling or numbness in the hands or feet, seek immediate medical attention.

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