Diclofenac Sodium Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Stomach Or Intestinal Ulcer
  • Ulcer From Stomach Acid
  • Ulcers Of Esophagus
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizzy
  • Gas

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Anemia
  • Black Tarry Stools
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blood Clot
  • Bloody Urine
  • Bronchospasm
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Lung Function
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Giant Hives
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hepatitis
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hives
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Infection
  • Inflammation Of Skin Caused By An Allergy
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Kidney Damage
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Problems Causing A Decreased Amount Of Urine To Be Passed
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Loss Of Memory
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Meningitis Not Caused By An Infection
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Nosebleed
  • Pneumonia
  • Red Blood In Bowel Movement
  • Renal Papillary Necrosis
  • Seizures
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach Ulcer
  • Stroke
  • Throwing Up Blood
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Asthma
  • Burping
  • Change In Appetite
  • Confused
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Feeling Faint
  • Feeling Weak
  • Fever
  • Hair Loss
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Hemorrhage Of Blood Under The Skin
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Involuntary Quivering
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Medication Overuse Headache
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Pink Eye
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Weight Loss