What are some common side effects of NSAIDs?
Common side effects of NSAIDs include:
Other side effects are less common.
- Stomach pain and heartburn
- Stomach ulcers
- A tendency to bleed more, especially when taking aspirin. Your doctor might tell you to stop taking NSAIDs before surgery. Ask your doctor before taking NSAIDs if you are on blood-thinning medications (such as Coumadin).
- Headaches and dizziness
- Ringing in the ears
- Allergic reactions such as rashes, wheezing, and throat swelling
- Liver or kidney problems. If you have any kidney problems, you shouldn’t take NSAIDs without checking with your doctor.
- High blood pressure
- Leg swelling
From: What Are NSAIDs for Arthritis? WebMD Medical Reference
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