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What are the risks of taking p-aminosalicylic acid?

P-aminosalicylic acid can cause serious side effects like skin rashes, yellowing of the skin or eyes (a condition called jaundice), fever, sore throat, blood in the stool or urine, pain while urinating and bruising. P-aminosalicylic acid can lead to severe and possibly fatal liver damage. This drug also can cause less serious effects, like stomach aches, diarrhea and nausea.

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