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Side Effects

April 23rd, 2008 · No Comments ·

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As with any drug, ibuprofen has some side effects. The list can be long, but some of the more common side effects are listed below.

  • chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance
  • black or bloody stools
  • swelling, rapid weight gain
  • less urinating than usual
  • nausea, fever, stomach pain
  • sore throat, bruising, headache, chills

There have been an increasing number of ibuprofen overdose cases since the drug has become sold over-the-counter. Nevertheless, life-threatening cases of overdose have been low.

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