Drug Warnings & Adverse Side Effects

Side Effects of
Traditional NSAIDs

(Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs)
As Reported by the Arthritis Foundation® (1)

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Diclofenac potassium Cataflam
Diclofenac sodium Voltaren, Voltaren XR
Diclofenac sodium with misoprostol Arthrotec
Diflunisal Dolobid
Etodolac Lodine, Lodine XL
Fenoprofen calcium Nalfon
Flurbiprofen Ansaid
Ibuprofen Prescription: Motrin
Non-prescription: Advil, Motrin IB, Nuprin
Indomethacin Indocin, Indocin SR
Ketoprofen Prescription: Orudis, Oruvail
Non-prescription: Actron, Orudis KT
Meclofenamate sodium Meclomen

Mefenamic acid

Meloxicam Mobic
Nabumetone Relafen
Rofecoxib Vioxx® RECALLED

Be Aware:
All traditional NSAIDs can cause stomach ulcers or internal bleeding without warning. Consultation with your doctor and regular check ups are important when taking NSAIDs.
(1) 2003 Drug Guide, Supplement to Arthritis Today, Arthritis Foundation, 2003.

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