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Vibramycin Calcium Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve.

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.

Do not take this medicine just before going to bed. It may not dissolve properly when you lay down and can cause pain in your throat. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medicine to also help reduce irritation in your throat.

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 sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.

If you are being treated for a sexually transmitted infection, avoid sexual contact until you have finished your treatment. Your sexual partner may also need treatment.

Avoid antacids, aluminum, calcium, magnesium, and iron products for 4 hours before and 2 hours after taking a dose of this medicine.

Birth control pills may not work properly while you are taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor about using an extra method of birth control.

If you are using this medicine to prevent malaria, you should still protect yourself from contact with mosquitos. Stay in screened-in areas, use mosquito nets, keep your body covered, and use an insect repellent.

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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:

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach tenderness

bloating

clay-colored stools

cough

dark urine

decreased appetite

diarrhea

diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody

difficulty with swallowing

dizziness

fast heartbeat

feeling of discomfort

fever

headache

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

hives or welts, itching, or rash

increased thirst

inflammation of the joints

joint or muscle pain

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

loss of appetite

nausea and vomiting

numbness or tingling of the face, hands, or feet

pain

redness and soreness of the eyes

redness of the skin

sore throat

sores in the mouth

stomach cramps

stomach pain or tenderness

swelling of the feet or lower legs

swollen lymph glands

tightness in the chest

unusual tiredness or weakness

unusual weight loss

yellow 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:

Incidence not known

Back, leg, or stomach pains

black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

blood in the urine or stools

blurred vision

bulging soft spot on the head of an infant

change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow

chest pain, discomfort, or burning

chills

cracks in the skin

decrease in vision

difficulty breathing

discoloration of the thyroid glands

double vision

general body swelling

heartburn

increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight

loss of heat from the body

lower back or side pain

nosebleeds

pain or burning in the throat

pain with swallowing

painful or difficult urination

pale skin

pinpoint red spots on the skin

rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin

red, swollen skin

redness or other discoloration of the skin

redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue

scaly skin

severe nausea

severe stomach pain

severe sunburn

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth

unusual bleeding or bruising

vomiting blood

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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