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Indomethacin 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.

Drug information on Indomethacin (Indomethacin) from Acichem Laboratories

Indomethacin

  Capsule
Acichem Laboratories
Generic : Indomethacin
 2.00
25mg
10
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Medical Condition(s) for which Indomethacin may be prescribed


Side effects of Indomethacin

   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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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 to use Indomethacin?

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.

When is Indomethacin 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.

Warnings and Precautions for Indomethacin

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.

Other Precautions for Indomethacin

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Indomethacin

Store it at room temperature (30°C).


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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