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Are there any side effects of ibuprofen and diphenhydramine?

Possible side effects of using ibuprofen-diphenhydramine include: excessive drowsiness; dry mouth, nose or throat; heartburn; gas; nausea; upset stomach; stomach pain; constipation; diarrhea; thicker than normal mucus in the nose or throat; dizziness; or excitability. There is a chance you may suffer severe side effects. If you experience any of the severe side effects listed next, seek medical help immediately. These include: symptoms of allergy, such as rash; hives; trouble breathing; itching; a tight chest; swollen mouth, lips, tongue or face; bloody or black, tarry stools; dark urine; change in the amount of urine produced; severe vomiting; vomit that looks like coffee grounds; chest pain or unusual joint or muscle pain; severe or persistent stomach pain or nausea; severe headache or dizziness; vision or speech changes; hallucinations; fainting; ringing in the ears; confusion, depression or mental/mood changes; seizures; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; chills; persistent sore throat; numbness of an arm or leg; one-sided weakness; unusual tiredness or weakness; red, swollen, blistered or peeling skin; shortness of breath; wheezing; stiff neck; sudden or unexplained weight gain; swelling of hands, legs or feet; tremors; unusual bruising or bleeding; and yellowing of the skin or eyes.

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