Generic Name : Indomethacin Pronunciation : in doe meth' a sin Therapeutic Classification : Gout Therapy
India- Artisid Cap, Ducain Cap, Idicin Cap, Indocap Suscap, Indocid Sr-Cap, Indoflam Cap, Indoflam Eye Eye Drops, Indoflam Tr-Cap, Indoriv Cap, Inmecin Cap, Inmecin Er-Cap, Indoc - SR, Inmecin-P Cap, Inocin Cap, Microcid Cap, Microcid Sr-Cap, Recticin Susp, Tissop, Methadocin Eye,
International- Indocin. Why it is prescribed (Indications) : This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for fever, pain, stiffness and swelling. It stops the production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Contraindicated in patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs, for the treatment of peri-operative pain, rectal bleeding and hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : PO- The recommended dose for adults is 50-200 mg per day in divided doses.
Eye drops: As 0.5 or 1% solution: Instill 2 drops into the affected eyes. How it should be taken : It comes as a capsule and liquid to take by mouth, with food.
It also comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, runny nose, seizures, Parkinson's disease, depression, liver or kidney disease, intestinal lesions, ulcers, urinary problem, high blood pressure, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* It may affect platelet counts; avoid injury or bruising.
* Monitor liver function, kidney function, lung function, blood counts regularly while taking this medication. Side Effects :
Gastrointestinal - Nausea, vomiting, indigestion, diarrhea, abdominal distress or pain and constipation.
Central Nervous System - Headache, dizziness, vertigo, drowsiness, depression and fatigue.
ENT - Ringing in the ear.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature (30°C).
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