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Noroxin Side Effects

Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Rare

Chest pain or discomfort

chills

diarrhea

discouragement

fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

feeling sad or empty

fever

flushing or redness of the skin

hives or welts, itching, or skin rash

increased sweating

irritability

irritation or soreness of the mouth

itching of the rectal area

lack of appetite

loss of interest or pleasure

nausea

pain and inflammation at the joints

pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck

redness of the skin

shortness of breath

sweating

swelling of the foot or hand

swelling of the stomach

tingling of the fingers

tiredness

trouble with concentrating

trouble with sleeping

unusually warm skin

vomiting

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness

anxiety

back, leg, or stomach pains

black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

bloating

blood in the urine or stools

blurred vision

bone pain

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

clay-colored stools

cold sweats

constipation

cool, pale skin

cough or hoarseness

cracks in the skin

dark-colored urine

decreased frequency or amount of urine

diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody

difficulty with breathing, chewing, swallowing, or talking

difficulty with moving

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position

double vision

drooping eyelids

dry mouth

dry skin

false sense of well-being

fever with or without chills

fruit-like breath odor

general body swelling

general feeling of tiredness or weakness

greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine

headache

inability to move the arms and legs

increased blood pressure

increased hunger

increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight

increased thirst

increased urination

indigestion

irregular or slow heart rate

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

light-colored stools

loss of heat from the body

lower back or side pain

mood or mental changes

mood swings

muscle aching or cramping

muscle pain or stiffness

muscle weakness

nightmares

nosebleeds

numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips

pain or burning while urinating

pain, inflammation, or swelling in the calves, shoulders, or hands

pain, swelling, or redness in the joints

painful or difficult urination

pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back

personality changes

pinpoint red spots on the skin

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes

red, swollen skin

scaly skin

seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there

seizures

severe sunburn

severe tiredness

shakiness and unsteady walk

slurred speech

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

sores, welting, or blisters

stomach pain, continuing

sudden decrease in the amount of urine

sudden numbness and weakness in the arms and legs

swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs

swelling or inflammation of the mouth

swollen glands

tightness in the chest

unexplained weight loss

unpleasant breath odor

unsteadiness, awkwardness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

unusual behavior, such as disorientation to time or place, failure to recognize people, hyperactivity, or restlessness

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

unusual weight loss

vomiting of blood

weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

weight gain

yellowing of the eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

Lack or loss of strength

Rare

Acid or sour stomach

belching

bitter taste

cramps

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

full feeling

heartburn

heavy bleeding

pain

passing gas

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

weight loss

Incidence not known

Change in taste

continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears

hearing loss

itching of the vagina or outside genitals

loss of taste

pain during sexual intercourse

seeing double

thick, white curd-like vaginal discharge without odor or with mild odor

uncontrolled eye movements

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

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

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