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It is very important that your doctor check your or your child's progress at regular visits to make sure that this medicine is working properly. Blood tests may be needed for 4 weeks after treatment with this medicine to check for unwanted effects (eg, delayed hemolysis).
Blood problems (eg, hemolytic anemia) may occur after you receive treatment with this medicine. Check with your doctor right away if you or your child have back, leg, or stomach pains, bleeding gums, chills, dark urine, difficulty breathing, fever, general body swelling, headache, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, nosebleeds, pale skin, sore throat, unusual tiredness or weakness, or yellow eyes or skin.
This medicine may cause a serious allergic reaction, including anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening. Call your doctor right away if you or your child have blurred vision, chest tightness, confusion, cough, dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position, hoarseness, redness of the skin, skin rash, itching, hives or welts, sweating, swelling of your hands, face, or mouth, trouble breathing or swallowing, or unusual tiredness or weakness after you receive this medicine.
Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This includes prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines and herbal or vitamin supplements.