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Side Effects of Oxaprozin

Common Side Effects of Oxaprozin

Oxaprozin has been studied extensively in clinical trials, with thousands of people worldwide having been evaluated. In these studies, side effects are always documented and compared to those that occurred in a similar group of people not taking the medicine. Based on these studies, the most common side effects of oxaprozin include but are not limited to:
 
  • Heartburn or indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Swelling
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Elevated liver enzymes
  • Gas
  • Unexplained bleeding
  • Ulcer in the stomach or intestines (peptic ulcer)
  • Anemia
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Tiredness or weakness
  • Unexplained rash
  • Itching
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus).
     

Rare Side Effects With Oxaprozin

During clinical studies, rare side effects of oxaprozin occurred in less than 1 percent of people taking the drug. Because these side effects are so uncommon, it is difficult to tell whether they were actually caused by the medication or something else. These rare oxaprozin side effects include but are not limited to:
 

Side Effects of Oxaprozin: Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects of oxaprozin listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be an oxaprozin side effect, your healthcare provider can diagnose and treat the problem.
 
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