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What are the side effects of brimonidine?

Possible side effects of brimonidine include: vision problems; dizziness; cough; drowsiness; dry eyes or mouth; irritation of the eyes; flu; a sensation of foreign bodies in the eyes; headaches; inflamed eyelids; loss of eye color; muscle pain; rash; red eyelids; runny nose; light sensitivity; sinus infection; sore throat; corneal staining or diminishment; upset stomach; swelling of the eye; excessive tears; fatigue; symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection; weakness; and pain or pressure in the face. Possible severe side effects include: a rash; breathing problems; dizziness; fainting; nausea; vision problems, such as blind spots or seeing lights; irregular heartbeat; anxiety; pounding chest; crusting around the eyes; and allergic reactions, such as swelling of the face, chest tightness or skin conditions, including a rash or hives. If you are experiencing severe side effects, get immediate medical attention.

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