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diclofenac sodium topical

Side Effects

List diclofenac sodium topical side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with diclofenac sodium topical:

Common side effects of diclofenac sodium topical:

  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Skin Inflammation due to a Topically Applied MedicationLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of diclofenac sodium topical:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Abnormal Peeling of SkinLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
  • High Blood PressureLess Severe
  • Increased Feeling of the SkinLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • Pink EyeLess Severe
  • Skin UlcerLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

Rare side effects of diclofenac sodium topical:

  • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Decrease in the Ability of Platelet Cells to ClotSevere
  • Discolored Spots and Small Elevations of the SkinSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Liver Tissue DeathSevere
  • Renal Papillary NecrosisSevere
  • Skin Rash with SloughingSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Stomach or Intestinal UlcerSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Water RetentionSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe

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