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What are the side effects of olsalazine?

Olsalazine has several common side effects like nausea and dizziness that should dissipate as you adjust to the medicine. Dizziness could be affected by alcohol, so do not drink when taking olsalazine. You may have some minor cramps or stomach pain, or pain in your joints. If any of these side effects don't go away, or if you have any diarrhea, talk to your doctor. If you have any indications of an allergic reaction such as difficulty breathing; hives; itching; rash; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; or tightness in the chest, seek medical help. Some of the more severe, but less common side effects of olsalazine could include chest pain and irregular heart rhythm; bruising or bleeding; yellowing of the eyes or skin; changes in the amount of urine produced; discolored or dark urine; pale stools, or blood in stools. Call your doctor if you experience these symptoms.

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