Indocin is a Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID).It functions by preventing an enzyme in your body that causes inflammation. Inflammation and discomfort are lessened by blocking the enzyme.
Forms and Capabilities
Form: oral capsule with immediate release
50 mg and 25 mg of each strength
Form: oral capsule with extended-release
Potencies: 75 mg
Fever, discomfort, and inflammation are all reduced by indomethacin. It is frequently used to treat:
- Rheumatoid arthritis, mild to serious
- Ankylosing spondylitis that ranges in severity
- osteoarthritis that ranges in severity
- sharp shoulder ache (bursitis or tendinitis)
- aggressive gouty arthritis
A combination treatment may include this medication. Thus, you must also take other medications when using it.
The adverse effects of indomethacin might be minor or severe. Some of the most significant adverse reactions that might happen when using indomethacin are listed below. Not all potential adverse effects are included in this list.
Indomethacin’s most frequent adverse reactions include:
- nausea vomiting
- vomiting and diarrhea
- dizziness tiredness