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What are the side effects of dorzolamide and timolol?

Serious dorzolamide and timolol side effects include: eye pain; redness or sensitivity to light; eyelid swelling or redness; body swelling or rapid weight gain; shortness of breath; wheezing or other breathing problems; severe rash accompanied by fever; headaches; chest pain; dark urine; slow or irregular heartbeat; sore throat; and oozing or crusting of the eyes or eyelids. Less serious side effects of dorzolamide and timolol may include: dizziness; dry eyes; lightheadedness; bitter, sour or other unusual taste in mouth; nausea; back pain; vision changes; drooping eyelid; headaches; nasal congestion; sore throat; stomach pain; and stinging or burning in the eye. Some side effects may dissipate as your body adjusts to dorzolamide and timolol, and your healthcare provider may have tips to help minimize them. Other side effects, such as symptoms of an allergic reaction (trouble breathing, facial swelling, hives, swelling in the mouth or throat), warrant immediate medical attention. When in doubt, check with your healthcare provider regarding any dorzolamide and timolol side effects.

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