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diclofenac sodium topical

Does diclofenac sodium topical have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with diclofenac sodium topical:

Common side effects of diclofenac sodium topical:

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

Infrequent side effects of diclofenac sodium topical:

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

Rare side effects of diclofenac sodium topical:

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

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