Side effect(s) of Diclofenac

Read the side effects of Diclofenac as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Gastrointestinal: Nausea, constipation, flatulence, pain in the abdomen, indigestion, vomiting, bleeding and ulcers in the stomach

Cardiovascular: Heart failure, fluid accumulation, palpitations, chest pain, high blood pressure

Central nervous system: Dizziness, headache, hallucination, drowsiness

Respiratory: Upper respiratory infection, sinusitis, bronchitis, nasopharyngitis, shortness of breath

Skin: Rashes, itching, increased sweating, exfoliative dermatitis, urticaria, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis

Genitourinary: Abnormal kidney function, raised concentrations of serum creatinine, urinary tract infection

Others: Anemia, ringing sensation in the ears, raised level of liver enzymes, liver damage, prolongation in bleeding time, reduced blood counts, allergic reactions

Other Precautions : • Patients should be advised not to interchange the formulations of diclofenac for their treatment as the formulations may not be bioequivalent.
• It is recommended to report to the emergency center any signs and symptoms of allergic reactions, gastrointestinal complaints, cardiovascular events, liver toxicity, unusual weight gain or weight loss.
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