SULINDAC Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a skin rash

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

  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • gas
  • diarrhea
  • stomach cramps

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • water retention
  • ringing in the ears
  • itching
  • visible water retention

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

  • headache
  • nervousness

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • meningitis not due to an infection
  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • anemia
  • a type of blood clotting disorder called disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • depression
  • blurred vision
  • a change in vision
  • hearing loss
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • chronic heart failure
  • a stroke
  • allergic reaction causing inflammation of blood vessels
  • bruising under the skin
  • inflammation in the lungs due to an allergic reaction
  • bronchospasm
  • a painful, red or swollen tongue
  • a stomach ulcer
  • an ulcer from too much stomach acid
  • stomach or intestinal ulcer
  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • inflammation of the large intestine
  • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
  • liver failure
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • blockage of normal bile flow
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • nephrotic syndrome, a type of kidney disorder
  • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
  • kidney failure
  • kidney stones
  • decreased kidney function
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • 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
  • hives
  • fainting
  • seizures
  • fever
  • nosebleed
  • wheezing
  • trouble breathing
  • bloody vomit
  • difficult or painful urination
  • high blood sugar
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice

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

  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • high levels of white blood cells
  • pink eye
  • dry mouth
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • black tarry stools
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • hair loss
  • muscle weakness
  • drowsiness
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating
  • chills
  • taste impairment
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • abnormal color of urine
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

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