Medications and their side effects

The following chart below shows which medications can produce which side effects. The “x” marked at the intersection of the medication and side effect indicates that the medication can cause the side effect.

Acetaminophen

Aspirin

Non-selective NSAIDs

Cox-2 selective NSAIDs

Toradol

Tramadol

Opioids

Abdominal pain  x  x  x  x  x
Bleeding  x  x  x
Constipation  x  x  x  x
Drowsiness  x  x  x
 Dry Mouth  x
 Edema  x  x  x  x
 Headache  x  x  x  x
 Increased Blood Pressure  x
 Mental Status Changes  x  x  x
 Nausea/Vomiting  x  x  x  x  x  x
 Pruritis or Rash  x  x  x  x  x  x
 Urinary Retention x  x