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Lotronex Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some Lotronex side effects are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Constipation or an inability to have a bowel movement
  • Signs of a serious problem known as ischemic colitis (reduced blood flow to the bowel), such as:
    • Rectal bleeding
    • Bloody diarrhea
    • Bright red, bloody, or tarry-looking stools
    • Abdominal (stomach) pain that is new or worse than pain you previously had 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you experience any side effects while taking Lotronex or if you develop something that "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.

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