Precautions

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It is very important that your doctor check your child's progress closely while receiving the medicine to make sure it is working properly. Blood and urine tests are needed to check for unwanted effects.

Check with your doctor right away if your child has pain or tenderness in the upper stomach, pale stools, dark urine, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, or yellow eyes or skin. These could be symptoms of a serious liver problem.

This medicine may cause heart problems. Check with your doctor right away if your child has chest pain or discomfort, fast or irregular heartbeat, swelling of the feet and lower legs, or trouble breathing.

This medicine may cause your child to bruise or bleed more easily. Be extra careful to avoid injuries. Stay away from rough sports or other situations where you could be bruised, cut, or injured. Gently brush and floss your teeth. Be careful when using sharp objects, including razors and fingernail clippers.

Thrombotic microangiopathy (damage in the smallest blood vessels) may occur while you are using this medicine. Tell your doctor right away if your child have a decreased urine output, seizures, severe chest pain, sudden weakness in the arms or legs, or unusual bleeding or bruising.

Talk with your doctor before your child receives any vaccines during treatment with this medicine. The vaccination schedule should be adjusted as needed to fit in with the steroid treatment schedule.