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Onmel Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for check ups. Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. Some fungal infections can take many weeks or months of treatment to cure.

Avoid medicines for your stomach like antacids, anticholinergics, and acid blockers for at least 2 hours after taking this medicine.

You may get dizzy or blurred/double vision when taking this medicine. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that may be dangerous until you know how the medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient.

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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:

More common

Convulsions

decreased urine

dry mouth

fever

increased thirst

irregular heartbeat

loss of appetite

mood changes

muscle pain or cramps

nausea or vomiting

numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips

trouble breathing

unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

Abdominal or stomach cramps or pain

blurred vision

chest pain

chills

clay-colored stools

cloudy urine

cold sweats

confusion

cough

dark urine

decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability

diarrhea

dizziness

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

drowsiness

feeling unusually cold

headache

itching or rash

light-colored stools

mental changes

muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face

muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching

nervousness

noisy, rattling breathing

numbness and tingling around the mouth or fingertips

pounding in the ears

shivering

slow, fast, or pounding heartbeat or pulse

sneezing

sore throat

sweating

swelling of the fingers, hands, feet, or lower legs

tightness in the chest

trembling

troubled breathing at rest

unpleasant breath odor

vomiting of blood

weight gain

yellow eyes or skin

Rare

Abdominal or stomach tenderness

black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

blood in the urine or stools

blue lips and fingernails

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

continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears

coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum

cracks in the skin

decreased appetite

difficulty with swallowing

dilated neck veins

disturbed color perception

double vision

extreme fatigue

fast or irregular breathing

feeling of discomfort

general feeling of tiredness or weakness

halos around lights

hearing loss

hives or welts

inflammation of the joints

joint pain

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

loss of heat from the body

loss of vision

lower back or side pain

night blindness

overbright appearance of lights

painful or difficult urination

pale skin

pinpoint red spots on the skin

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

rapid weight gain

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes

red, swollen skin

scaly skin

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

stomach pain, continuing

swollen lymph glands

tingling of the hands or feet

tunnel vision

unsteadiness or awkwardness

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual weight gain or loss

upper right abdominal or stomach pain

weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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

Decreased interest in sexual intercourse

difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

difficulty with moving

discouragement

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

feeling sad or empty

inability to have or keep an erection

indigestion

irritability

loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

loss of interest or pleasure

muscle aching or stiffness

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

passing of gas

sensation of spinning

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

soreness of the skin

stomach fullness or discomfort

stuffy or runny nose

swollen joints

tiredness

trouble concentrating

trouble sleeping

Rare

Acid or sour stomach

belching

change in taste

hair loss or thinning of the hair

heartburn

increased need to urinate

increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight

increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight

loss of bladder control

loss of taste

menstrual changes

passing urine more often

redness or other discoloration of the skin

severe sunburn

stomach fullness, discomfort, or upset

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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