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diclofenac

Side Effects

List diclofenac side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with diclofenac:

Common side effects of diclofenac:

  • Conditions of Excess Stomach Acid SecretionLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of diclofenac:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Ringing in the EarsSevere
  • Stomach or Intestinal UlcerSevere
  • Swelling of the AbdomenSevere
  • Ulcer from Stomach AcidSevere
  • Ulcers of EsophagusSevere
  • Visible Water RetentionSevere
  • Water RetentionSevere
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe

Rare side effects of diclofenac:

  • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • Black Tarry StoolsSevere
  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodSevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Blind Spot in the EyeSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • Blurred VisionSevere
  • BronchospasmSevere
  • BruiseSevere
  • Canker SoreSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Double VisionSevere
  • Elevation of Proteins in the UrineSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Frequent UrinationSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Hearing ProblemSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • Hemolytic AnemiaSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere
  • Inflammation of the Large IntestineSevere
  • Inflammation of the Skin with BlistersSevere
  • Interstitial NephritisSevere
  • Kidney DamageSevere
  • Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • Kidney Problems Causing a Decreased Amount of Urine to be PassedSevere
  • Large Purple or Brown Skin BlotchesSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver Tissue DeathSevere
  • Loss of MemorySevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Meningitis Not Caused by an InfectionSevere
  • Mental Disorder with Loss of Normal Personality & RealitySevere
  • Nephrotic SyndromeSevere
  • NosebleedSevere
  • Problems with EyesightSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Red Blood in Bowel MovementSevere
  • Renal Papillary NecrosisSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Skin Rash with SloughingSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Throwing Up BloodSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Vision Changes caused by MedicationsSevere
  • Vocal Cord SwellingSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Easily Angered or AnnoyedLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Fast HeartbeatLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

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