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What are the possible side effects of NSAIDs?

Because NSAIDs affect chemicals that protect areas of your digestive tract, overusing NSAIDs can cause ulcers, kidney failure, liver failure, and gastrointestinal bleeding. These are the most common side effects of NSAIDs. Other side effects include, but are not limited to, drowsiness, rash, dizziness, headache, reduced appetite, incontinence, nausea, vomiting, and swelling. Speak to your doctor immediately if you experience severe or abnormal side effects.

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