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When should I call my doctor if I am taking Pylera?

When taking Pylera, a pill used to treat stomach ulcers, you should call your doctor if any of the following side effects become severe and persistent:
  • weakness
  • diarrhea
  • constipation 
  • dark urine
  • loss of appetite
  • stomach pain 
  • heartburn
  • dry or sore mouth or a metallic taste in your mouth
You should call your doctor immediately -- and stop taking Pylera -- if any of these more serious side effects occur:
  • numbness, pain or tingling in your hands or feet
  • headache or blurred vision
  • seizures
  • dizziness
  • difficulty with speaking or coordination
  • ringing in the ears
  • confusion or agitation
  • vaginal itching and/or discharge
  • fever, sore throat or other signs of infection
  • bloody or tarry stools
  • nausea or vomiting
  • itching, hives or a rash
You may also notice a temporary darkening of your tongue and/or of your stools, but this is harmless. If you discover that you are pregnant while taking Pylera, call your doctor immediately. The ingredients that make up Pylera may harm a developing fetus.

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