What are the side effects of meclofenamate?

Side effects of meclofenamate include stomach pain, bleeding, ulcers and an increased risk of heart attack or stroke. Other possible side effects include constipation, diarrhea, gas, headache, mouth sores, and ringing in the ears. Call your doctor and stop taking meclofenamate if you have stomach pain, heartburn, or signs of stomach or intestinal bleeding, such as bloody vomit, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, blood in the stool, or black and tarry stools.

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