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What are the side effects of zileuton extended-release tablets?

Common side effects of zileuton extended-release tablets and immediate-release tablets are the same. This includes: headaches, soreness in muscles, diarrhea, nausea, cold symptoms, sore throat and sinus infections. Serious side effects include: worsened asthma symptoms and allergic reactions, such as swelling or tightness in airways, hives, rash, itchiness or trouble breathing. Seek medical attention immediately if you experience any of these serious side effects when taking zileuton. Fever, chills, heartburn and flu-like symptoms may occur. Tell your doctor right away if you notice any signs of liver damage, including yellow eyes or skin, dark urine, light-colored stools or upper stomach pain. You may feel weak, tired or have trouble sleeping. Seek immediate medical attention for those side effects as well as chest pain, emotional and mental difficulties and suicidal tendencies.

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