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Common diclofenac potassium side effects may include abdominal pain (or stomach pain), heartburn or indigestion, dizziness, and gas. Some people may also experience more serious side effects that can be a sign of heart attack or stroke, such as chest pain, slurred speech, and weakness on one part of the body. If you develop any of these serious side effects, be sure to seek medical attention immediately.
Serious Diclofenac Potassium Side Effects
- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath
- Weakness on one part of your body
- Slurred speech.
- Worsening of asthma
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Signs of bleeding of the digestive tract such as dark, tarry stools or bloody vomit
- Signs of liver problems, such as yellow eyes or skin (jaundice) or elevated liver enzymes (found using a blood test)
- Signs of heart failure, such as rapid weight gain, water retention, or unusual swelling of the arms, legs, hands, or feet
- Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
- An unexplained rash
- Unexplained swelling of the mouth or throat
- Wheezing or difficulty breathing or swallowing.