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    Side Effects

    List rofecoxib side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with rofecoxib:

    Common side effects of rofecoxib:

    Infrequent side effects of rofecoxib:

    • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusSevere
    • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
    • Flu-Like SymptomsSevere
    • High Blood PressureSevere
    • Sinus Irritation and CongestionSevere
    • Urinary Tract InfectionSevere
    • BackacheLess Severe
    • BronchitisLess Severe
    • DiarrheaLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • HeartburnLess Severe
    • IndigestionLess Severe
    • Low EnergyLess Severe
    • Stomach CrampsLess Severe

    Rare side effects of rofecoxib:

    • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
    • AbscessSevere
    • AnginaSevere
    • AsthmaSevere
    • Atrial FibrillationSevere
    • BruiseSevere
    • Chest PainSevere
    • Disease of the Heart and Blood VesselsSevere
    • Fast HeartbeatSevere
    • Feeling FaintSevere
    • General Abdominal TendernessSevere
    • Heart AttackSevere
    • Heart Throbbing or PoundingSevere
    • Hiatal HerniaSevere
    • InfectionSevere
    • Infection caused by a FungusSevere
    • Infection of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
    • Inflammation of the BladderSevere
    • Inflammation of the EsophagusSevere
    • Inflammation of the TonsilsSevere
    • Meningitis Not Caused by an InfectionSevere
    • Middle Ear InfectionSevere
    • Pink EyeSevere
    • PneumoniaSevere
    • Red Blood in Bowel MovementSevere
    • ShinglesSevere
    • StrokeSevere
    • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma of the SkinSevere
    • Ventricular Premature BeatsSevere
    • Altered Mental StatusLess Severe
    • AnxiousLess Severe
    • ArthritisLess Severe
    • Atopic DermatitisLess Severe
    • Blurred VisionLess Severe
    • Burning StomachLess Severe
    • Canker SoreLess Severe
    • Cannot Empty BladderLess Severe
    • Change in AppetiteLess Severe
    • ChillsLess Severe
    • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
    • Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the EsophagusLess Severe
    • Contact DermatitisLess Severe
    • CoughLess Severe
    • CrampsLess Severe
    • Cut or WoundLess Severe
    • DepressionLess Severe
    • Difficult or Painful UrinationLess Severe
    • DrowsinessLess Severe
    • Dry MouthLess Severe
    • EaracheLess Severe
    • FeverLess Severe
    • Fingernail and/or Toenail DiseaseLess Severe
    • GasLess Severe
    • Hair LossLess Severe
    • HemorrhoidsLess Severe
    • Herpes Simplex InfectionLess Severe
    • High CholesterolLess Severe
    • HivesLess Severe
    • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
    • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesLess Severe
    • Inflammation of the Nose due to an AllergyLess Severe
    • Inflammation of the Sac Surrounding the Joint - BursitisLess Severe
    • Inflammation of the TendonLess Severe
    • Inflammation of the Voice BoxLess Severe
    • Inflammation or Infection of VaginaLess Severe
    • InjuryLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of FunctionLess Severe
    • Joint PainLess Severe
    • Lower BackacheLess Severe
    • Lump in the BreastLess Severe
    • Lung CongestionLess Severe
    • Migraine HeadacheLess Severe
    • Muscle PainLess Severe
    • Muscle SpasmLess Severe
    • Muscle StiffnessLess Severe
    • Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
    • NosebleedLess Severe
    • NumbnessLess Severe
    • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
    • PainLess Severe
    • Pain in Arms or LegsLess Severe
    • Pelvic PainLess Severe
    • Problem with Mouth, Teeth, Jaw or PharynxLess Severe
    • Problem with PeriodsLess Severe
    • RashLess Severe
    • Redness of SkinLess Severe
    • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
    • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
    • Slow HeartbeatLess Severe
    • Small Skin BlisterLess Severe
    • Stuffy NoseLess Severe
    • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
    • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
    • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
    • Throat DrynessLess Severe
    • Throat IrritationLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Tooth DecayLess Severe
    • ToothacheLess Severe
    • Trouble BreathingLess Severe
    • Urination During the NightLess Severe
    • Water RetentionLess Severe
    • Weight GainLess Severe

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    CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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