Meclofenamate Side Effects
Commonly reported side effects of meclofenamate include: behavioral changes, diarrhea, and nausea. Other side effects include: abdominal distention, abdominal pain, dizziness, dyspepsia, headache, nausea and vomiting, and skin rash. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
For the Consumer
Applies to meclofenamate: oral capsules
Side effects include:
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to meclofenamate: compounding powder, oral capsule
The most frequently reported side effects were gastrointestinal in nature and included diarrhea, nausea with or without vomiting, and abdominal pain.[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Diarrhea (up to 33%), nausea (11%)
Common (1% to 10%): Vomiting, abdominal pain, pyrosis, flatulence, constipation, stomatitis, peptic ulcer
Frequency not reported: Colitis, bleeding, perforation, ulcer, paralytic ileus[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Headache, dizziness
Frequency not reported: Paresthesia, taste disturbance[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Renal failure[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Anorexia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Nocturia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Serum sickness-like syndrome
1. "Product Information. Meclofenamate Sodium (meclofenamate)." Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc, Morgantown, WV.
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