Motrin Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Rash

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizzy
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach Cramps

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Itching
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Conditions Of Excess Stomach Acid Secretion
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Gas
  • Head Pain
  • Indigestion
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Nervous
  • Throwing Up

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Allergic Reaction Causing Serum Sickness
  • Altered Mental Status
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blind Spot In The Eye
  • Bloody Urine
  • Blurred Vision
  • Bronchospasm
  • Burning Stomach
  • Canker Sore
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Tightness
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Confused
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Depression
  • Double Vision
  • Dry Eye
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excess Urination
  • Giant Hives
  • Hallucination
  • Heart Attack
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis Caused By Drugs
  • High Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hives
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of Skin Caused By An Allergy
  • Inflammation Of The Bladder
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Kidney Damage
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Kidney Failure
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Lupus-Like Syndrome
  • Meningitis Not Caused By An Infection
  • Mood Changes
  • Nosebleed
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Pink Eye
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Red Blood In Bowel Movement
  • Renal Papillary Necrosis
  • Renal Tubular Necrosis
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach Or Intestinal Ulcer
  • Stomach Ulcer
  • Stroke
  • Throwing Up Blood
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Ulcer From Stomach Acid
  • Ulcers Of Esophagus
  • Vasculitis
  • Vision Changes Caused By Medications
  • Vocal Cord Swelling
  • Wheezing
  • Worsening Of Chronic Heart Failure
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Hemorrhage Of Blood Under The Skin
  • Mouth Irritation
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

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