CELECOXIB Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • abnormal liver function tests
  • an accidental injury
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • throat irritation
  • a common cold
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • indigestion
  • dizziness
  • taste impairment
  • a skin rash
  • gas
  • diarrhea
  • intense abdominal pain

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
    • backache
    • inflammation of the elbow and surrounding tissue
    • difficulty sleeping
    • headache
    • nausea

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • meningitis not due to an infection
    • low blood sugar
    • high cholesterol
    • an increased sodium level in the blood
    • low amount of sodium in the blood
    • high levels of potassium in the blood
    • low amount of potassium in the blood
    • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
    • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
    • anemia
    • decreased blood platelets
    • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
    • low levels of white blood cells
    • increase in the number of platelets in the blood
    • hemorrhage from the conjunctiva of the eye
    • high blood pressure
    • a heart attack
    • angina, a type of chest pain
    • coronary artery disease
    • sinus bradycardia
    • heart failure
    • left ventricular hypertrophy
    • bleeding within the skull
    • a stroke
    • inflammation of the blood vessels
    • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
    • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
    • bleeding
    • pneumonia
    • bronchospasm
    • inflammation of the esophagus
    • a puncture, tear or hole in the esophagus
    • gastroesophageal reflux disease
    • stomach or intestinal ulcer
    • hiatal hernia
    • blockage of the stomach or intestine
    • diverticulitis
    • liver tissue death
    • liver failure
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • gallstones
    • blood in the bowel movement
    • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
    • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
    • damage to the kidneys
    • renal papillary necrosis
    • kidney stones
    • inflammation of the bladder
    • bloody urine
    • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • skin rash with sloughing
    • rupture of a tendon
    • fainting
    • sensation of spinning or whirling
    • visible water retention
    • puffy face from water retention
    • high blood sugar
    • elevation of proteins in the urine
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
    • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
    • pancreatitis
    • cellulitis
    • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
    • sepsis
    • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • a migraine headache
    • ringing in the ears
    • hearing loss
    • hemorrhoids
    • bruising under the skin
    • laryngitis
    • bronchitis
    • dry mouth
    • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
    • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
    • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
    • constipation
    • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
    • contact dermatitis, a type of skin rash that occurs from contact with an offending substance
    • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
    • itching
    • dry skin
    • hives
    • joint pain
    • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
    • muscle pain
    • drowsiness
    • fever
    • low energy
    • flu-like symptoms
    • excessive sweating
    • pain
    • loss of muscle coordination
    • numbness
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • decreased appetite
    • weight gain
    • increased hunger
    • trouble breathing
    • cough
    • vomiting
    • difficulty swallowing
    • burping
    • ineffective painful straining of stool or urine
    • difficult or painful urination
    • an increased need to urinate often
    • nervousness
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • inflammation of the lining of a joint
    • generalized weakness
    • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash
    • a loss of taste
    • no sense of smell
    • anxious feelings
    • fast heartbeat

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