How can I manage side effects of P-amino salicylic acid?

You can minimize the side effects of P-aminosalicylic acid by following prescription directions carefully. Do not take more or less than you should. Do not skip doses and do not double up if you miss a dose.  The most common side effects are stomach upset, nausea and diarrhea.  One way to minimize these symptoms is to use the delayed release formulation.

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