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Anti Inflammatory Drugs: The most common side effects are stomach pain or cramps, nausea, vomiting, indigestion, diarrhea, heartburn, headache, dizziness or lightheadedness, and drowsiness. As the patient's body adjusts to the medicine, these symptoms usually disappear. If they do not, check with the physician who prescribed the medicine.
Serious side effects are rare, but do sometimes occur. If any of the following side effects occur, stop taking the medicine and get emergency medical care immediately:
swelling or puffiness of the face
swelling of the hands, feet, or lower legs
rapid weight gain
fast or irregular heartbeat
tightness in the chest
Other side effects do not require emergency medical care, but should have medical attention. If any of the following side effects occur, stop taking the medicine and call the physician who prescribed the medicine as soon as possible:
severe pain, cramps, or burning in the stomach or abdomen
severe nausea, heartburn, or indigestion
white spots or sores in the mouth or on the lips
rashes or red spots on the skin
any unusual bleeding, including nosebleeds, spitting up or vomiting blood or dark material
black, tarry stool
A number of less common, temporary side effects are also possible. They usually do not need medical attention and will disappear once the body adjusts to the medicine. If they continue or interfere with normal activity, check with the physician. Among these side effects are: