nalidixic acid-oral, Neggram (cont.)

SIDE EFFECTS: This medication may cause stomach upset, loss of appetite, diarrhea, nausea, headache, drowsiness, or dizziness during the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If these symptoms persist or become severe, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: restlessness, vision changes, mental/mood changes, ringing in the ears, seizures. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek medical attention immediately. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, fever, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor if you have: kidney problems, liver disease, seizure disorder, nervous system disorder, blood vessel disease, any allergies. Use caution driving or performing tasks requiring alertness if this medication makes you drowsy, dizzy, or lightheaded. Limit alcohol intake. Because this medication may make you more sensitive to the sun, avoid prolonged sun exposure. Wear protective clothing and use a sunscreen when outdoors. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using this drug. This drug is excreted into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

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