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What are the side effects of sumatriptan and naproxen sodium tablets?

Sumatriptan-naproxen tablets can cause minor side effects, including gastro-intestinal upset like nausea, constipation or diarrhea. Some people experience heart palpitations, dizziness or unusual sensations like muscle tightness, heat or tingling on the skin.

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which can cause more severe side effects in some people. These can include: an allergic reaction, which could cause hives, trouble breathing or swollen tongue or mouth. Other severe side effects to watch out for include chest pain or trouble breathing, which can signal a heart attack. Since these are medical emergencies, call 911. Other serious side effects include: black, tarry stool; dark, grainy or bloody vomit; reduced urination; pale stool; swelling or sudden weight gain; yellowing around the eyes; confusion or depression; severe flushing; cold or blue toes and fingers; slurred or distorted speech; loss or distortion of vision; flu-like symptoms; jaw or neck pain; swelling in your extremities; unusual weakness, tiredness, bruising or bleeding; numbness or one-sided weakness; or wheezing. Call a doctor immediately if you have any of these symptoms.
 

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