What are the side effects of painkillers?


Answers provided for informational purposes only – not intended as professional advice on any particular situation. Thryv, Inc disclaims all liability for Answers.

All Answers (1)


This depends on the painkiller. Ibuprofen's most frequent side effects tend to be gastrointestinal issues, such as mild heartburn, constipation and an upset stomach. It's also worth noting that it can raise blood pressure in certain cases as well. Nausea is probably the most common acetaminophen side effect but it is generally very well tolerated. High doses are very dangerous to the liver, however, and care should always be taken to monitor dosage. ...Read More