Rescula lowers eye pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

Rescula Overview

Reviewed: May 27, 2014

Rescula is a prescription medication used to treat increased eye pressure in patients with glaucoma or ocular (eye) hypertension. Rescula belongs to a group of drugs called prostaglandins, which help to decrease the amount of fluid build-up in the eye.

This medication comes in eye drop solution form and is taken by placing one drop in the affected eye twice daily.

Common side effects of Rescula include burning or stinging upon use, dry eyes, itching, and increased length of eyelashes.

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Side Effects of Rescula

Serious side effects have been reported with Rescula. See the “Drug Precautions” section.

Common side effects of Rescula include the following:

  • include burning or stinging upon use
  • dry eyes
  • itching
  • increased length of eyelashes
  • altered vision
  • eyelid disorder
  • the sensation that an object is in your eye
  • disorder of the tears

This is not a complete list of Rescula side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.