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The most frequent side effects of troleandomycin preparations are gastrointestinal, such as abdominal cramping and discomfort, and are dose related. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea occur infrequently with usual oral doses.
During prolonged or repeated therapy, there is a possibility of overgrowth of nonsusceptible bacteria or fungi. If such infections occur, the drug should be discontinued and appropriate therapy instituted.
Read the Tao (troleandomycin) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
Additional Tao Information
- Tao Drug Interactions Center: troleandomycin oral
- Tao Side Effects Center
- Tao FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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