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What are the side effects of tolmetin?

Serious side effects include: chest pain; weakness; shortness of breath; slurred speech; problems with vision or balance; black, bloody or tarry stools; coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; swelling or rapid weight gain; urinating less than usual or not at all; nausea, stomach pain, low fever and loss of appetite; dark urine; clay-colored stools; jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); fever; sore throat and headache with a severe blistering, peeling and red skin rash; bruising; severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness or fever; headaches; neck stiffness; chills; increased sensitivity to light; purple spots on the skin; and seizures. Notify your doctor if you experience any of these. Less serious side effects may include, upset stomach, mild heartburn, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, gas, dizziness, headaches, nervousness, skin itching or rash, blurred vision or ringing in your ears. 

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