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What are the side effects of nitazoxanide?

One potential side effect from taking nitazoxanide is an allergic reaction, though this is uncommon. You should seek emergency medical attention if you have symptoms of an allergic reaction, which can include breathing difficulty, hives, rash, itching, and swelling in the face, lips, tongue, or throat. Nitazoxanide can also cause the following side effects, which may be bothersome, but are less likely to be severe: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, discolored urine, and headache. You should talk to your doctor if any of these side effects become severe or long-lasting.

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