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

While taking Lialda (mesalamine) to treat your ulcerative colitis, you should call your doctor right away if you develop a serious side effect, including:
  • chest pains
  • shortness of breath
  • vomiting
  • black or tarry stools
  • confusion
  • swelling in a part of your body
  • urinating less or more than normal
  • blood in urine
Inform your doctor immediately if you become pregnant so you can weigh the benefits of continuing the drug against its potential effects on a developing fetus.

If your symptoms reappear or worsen, notify your doctor.

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