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What are the side effects of Betagan?

Side effects may occur when using Betagan. Some side effects may go away as your body adjusts to the medication. Tell your doctor if the following side effects worsen or do not disappear over time: burning or stinging sensation in the eyes, discharge from the eyes, itching or redness of the eyes, swelling of the eyes or eyelids and a decline in vision. Stop using Betagan and call your doctor if you experience the following, less common symptoms: chest pain, shortness of breath, wheezing, irregular heartbeat, dizziness or faintness, swelling in lower extremities, sudden unexplained weight gain, unexplained sweating, blurry vision and extreme fatigue. Notify your doctor about any symptoms you experience while using Betagan so that your doctor can determine if they are related to the medication.

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