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Are there any risks associated with taking paromomycin?

There are certain risks associated with taking paromomycin, including: fatigue, lightheadedness, difficulty hearing, a decrease in urine, discoloration of urine, and allergic symptoms, such as a rash, swelling, redness, and difficulty breathing. Also, if you have a history of medical problems with your stomach, intestines, liver, or kidneys, paromomycin may prove harmful. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, paromomycin may impact the health of a developing fetus or nursing infant. Long-term or repeated use of Paromomycin may cause a second infection. Your doctor may want to change your medicine to treat the second infection. Contact your doctor if signs of a second infection occur

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