Vigamox eye drops treat bacterial infections of the eye, according to Drugs.com. The medicine is an antibiotic that hinders the production of essential proteins inside of bacteria, causing them to die.
Side effects associated with the use of Vigamox are generally mild and usually get better as one uses the medicine, according to Drugs.com. Common side effects include blurred vision, burning or itchy eyes, red eyes, soreness around the eyes, and excessive tearing. If rash, difficulty breathing, dizziness or swelling of the mouth or throat occur, then the patient should seek medical attention right away, as those are signs of a serious allergic reaction, according to WebMD.