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Generic: sulfiSOXAZOLE
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It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections
               



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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if you get a skin rash. Drink several glasses of water a day to reduce the risk of kidney problems. If you are taking this medicine for a long time you will need regular blood tests.

Do not treat diarrhea with over the counter products. Contact your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days or if it is severe and watery.

If you are a diabetic monitor your blood sugar carefully. If your blood sugar reading is unusual, stop taking this medicine and call your doctor for advice.

This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use a sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/ booths.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • bluish fingernails or lips
  • dark urine
  • breathing problems
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • fever or sore throat
  • joint or muscle pain
  • red pinpoint spots on skin
  • skin rash, redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusually weak or tired
  • vomiting
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • stomach pain
  • tiredness

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Do not freeze. Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after finishing your treatment. Expired medicine can be harmful.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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