What Are the Side Effects of Traumeel?

Severe side effects of Traumeel ointment include allergic reactions such as rash, hives, itching, tightness in the chest, difficulty breathing and swelling in the mouth, face, lips or tongue, according to Drugs.com. Side effects of Traumeel liquid injection include redness, pain or swelling at the puncture site.

Adverse reactions to Traumeel include mild, transient and local skin reactions in the form of redness, pruritus and heat, according to Christian Schneider in the International Journal of General Medicine. Patients using the tablet form of Traumeel reported headache, bloating, stomach discomfort, diarrhoea and nausea. Some patients referred to feeling light headed or "buzzed." If any severe symptoms persist, the patient should contact a health care provider immediately, states Drugs.com. Common side effects of Traumeel ointment have not been reported. To report any side effects experienced, contact the FDA.

Traumeel appears to have no reports of disease exacerbation or interactions with other drugs which makes it ideal for those who are on other medications or have other medical conditions, such as elderly patients, states the International Journal of General Medicine. Studies using Traumeel have found no signs of gastrointestinal bleeding, which makes it a better option over NSAIDs to treat acute musculoskeletal injuries.