Alaxan produces a low incidence of adverse effects. A non-narcotic agent, it provides pain relief without the danger of addiction and withdrawal symptoms.
The overall incidence of adverse reactions is low but the most frequent side effects following ibuprofen administration are nausea, epigastric pain and heartburn. Less frequently reported are dizziness, headache, nervousness, rash, pruritus, tinnitus and edema.
When used as directed, paracetamol is free of severe toxicity or side effects. Allergic reactions occur occasionally, ranging from mild skin rash to drug fever and mucosal lesions. A few isolated cases of neutropenia, pancytopenia and leukopenia have been reported.