DIFLUNISAL 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

  • conditions of excess stomach acid secretion
  • headache
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • stomach cramps

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • ringing in the ears
  • itching

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

  • dry mouth
  • irritation of the mouth
  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • vomiting
  • gas
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • water retention
  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
  • 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
  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • confusion
  • mood changes
  • depression
  • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy
  • double vision
  • blurred vision
  • a change in vision
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • a stroke
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • bronchospasm
  • canker sores
  • an ulcer in the esophagus
  • a stomach ulcer
  • an ulcer from too much stomach acid
  • stomach or intestinal ulcer
  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • blood in the bowel movement
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • nephrotic syndrome, a type of kidney disorder
  • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
  • damage to the kidneys
  • kidney failure
  • decreased kidney function
  • inflammation of the bladder
  • 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
  • muscle pain
  • cramps
  • mental status changes
  • hallucinations
  • fainting
  • visible water retention
  • wheezing
  • trouble breathing
  • chest pain
  • chest tightness
  • bloody vomit
  • difficult or painful urination
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • 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

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

  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • excessive sweating
  • decreased appetite
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • nervousness
  • irritability

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