Diclofenac 1 % Topical Gel Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Complication At Treatment Site
  • Dry Skin
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Skin Inflammation Due To A Topically Applied Medication

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Peeling Of Skin
  • Diarrhea
  • Drowsiness
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Head Pain
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Increased Feeling Of The Skin
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Muscle Pain
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Pain
  • Pink Eye
  • Skin Inflammation
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Stinging Of Skin
  • Taste Problems
  • Visible Water Retention

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Decrease In The Ability Of Platelet Cells To Clot
  • Diarrhea
  • Discolored Spots And Small Elevations Of The Skin
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Hepatitis
  • Hives
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Renal Papillary Necrosis
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach Or Intestinal Ulcer
  • Stomach Ulcer
  • Stroke
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Water Retention
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Burning Stomach
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hyperactive Behavior
  • Local Fluid Collection
  • Numbness
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin

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