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Serious Side Effects

Some Clolar side effects are potentially serious and should be reported to your healthcare provider right away. These potential reactions include but are not limited to:
  • Signs of anemia, such as:
    • Unusual tiredness
    • Weakness
    • Pale skin
    • Shortness of breath
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Black, tarry, or bloody stools
  • Blood in the urine
  • Nosebleeds
  • Bleeding gums
  • Small red or purple spots under the skin
  • Fast breathing, difficulty breathing, or shortness of breath
  • A fast heartbeat
  • Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  • Tingling, redness, dryness, or flaking of the hands or feet
  • Anxiety, nervousness, or irritability
  • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • A change in how much or how often you urinate
  • Swelling or sores on the inside of the mouth or throat
  • White patches inside the mouth
  • Severe or persistent nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while using Clolar or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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