Indomethacin Capsules – Product Information
Indomethacin (Indomethacin) is used for treating moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
Name of Drug
Indomethacin Capsules : We supply Inmecin (Sometimes Indomethacin is also referred to as: Indocap, Indocin, Indocid or Indochron).
Replica Remedies Pvt Ltd in technical collaboration with E. M. Pharmaceuticals.
Active Pharmaceutical Ingretient
The active pharmaceutical ingredient contained in Inmecin Capsules is Indomethacin.
What Is Indomethacin Used For:
Indomethacin is used for treating moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. It is used to treat gout or certain types of bursitis and tendonitis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Indomethacin Capsules – Dosage
Use Indomethacin as directed by your doctor. The recommended adult dosage of Indomethacin Capsules to treat Moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis; moderate to severe ankylosing spondylitis and moderate to severe osteoarthritis is 25 mg twice a day. In case this dosage is well tolerated, the daily dosage may be increased by 25 or by 50 mg, if required by continuing symptoms, at weekly intervals until a satisfactory response is obtained or until a total daily dose of 150mg to 200 mg is reached.
- Take Indomethacin Capsules by mouth with food. This may not lower the risk of stomach or bowel problems (eg, bleeding, ulcers). Talk with your doctor if you have persistent stomach upset.
- Take Indomethacin with a full glass of water (8 oz/240 mL) as directed by your doctor.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Indomethacin.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Indomethacin is an NSAID. Exactly how it works is not known. It may block certain substances in the body that are linked to inflammation. NSAIDs treat the symptoms of pain and inflammation. They do not treat the disease that causes those symptoms.
If you miss a dose of Indomethacin Capsules and you are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Storage Instructions for Indomethacin Capsules
Store Indomethacin Capsules at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Indomethacin out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Warnings and Precautions to be taken when using Indomethacin Capsules
Before using Indomethacin Capsules please inform your doctor all the medicines that you take including no prescription medications, over the counter medicines and herbal remedies. Do not use Indomethacin Capsules if:
- you are allergic to Indomethacin or any inactive ingredient in Indomethacin Capsules;
- you have had a severe allergic reaction (e.g., severe rash, hives, trouble breathing, growths in the nose, dizziness) to aspirin or a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) (e.g., ibuprofen, celecoxib);
- you have recently had or will be having bypass heart surgery;
- you are taking diflunisal, another NSAID (e.g., ibuprofen), or triamterene;
- you are in the last 3 months of pregnancy;
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Side Effects of Indomethacin Capsules
Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects caused by Indomethacin Capsules persist or become bothersome:
- constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; gas; headache; heartburn; nausea; stomach upset.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:
- severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; trouble breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bloody or black, tarry stools; change in the amount of urine produced; chest pain; confusion; dark urine; depression; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; mental or mood changes; numbness of an arm or leg; one-sided weakness; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; ringing in the ears; seizures; severe headache or dizziness; severe or persistent stomach pain or nausea; severe vomiting; shortness of breath; sudden or unexplained weight gain; swelling of hands, legs, or feet; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual joint or muscle pain; unusual tiredness or weakness; vision or speech changes; vomit that looks like coffee grounds; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
More Information about Indomethacin:
- Indomethacin may cause dizziness or drowsiness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Indomethacin with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
- Serious stomach ulcers or bleeding can occur with the use of Indomethacin. Taking it in high doses or for a long time, smoking, or drinking alcohol increases the risk of these side effects. Taking Indomethacin with food will not reduce the risk of these effects. Contact your doctor or emergency room at once if you develop severe stomach or back pain; black, tarry stools; vomit that looks like blood or coffee grounds; or unusual weight gain or swelling.
- Do not take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor.
- Indomethacin is an NSAID. Before you start any new medicine, check the label to see if it has an NSAID (e.g., ibuprofen) in it too. If it does or if you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Do not take aspirin while you are using Indomethacin unless your doctor tells you to.
- Indomethacin may interfere with certain lab tests. Be sure your doctor and lab personnel know that you take Indomethacin.
- Lab tests, including kidney function, complete blood cell counts, and blood pressure, may be performed while you use Indomethacin. These tests may be used to monitor your condition or check for side effects. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments.
- Use Indomethacin with caution in the elderly; they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
- Indomethacin should be used with extreme caution in children younger than 14 years old; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
- Indomethacin may cause harm to the fetus. Do not use it during the last 3 months of pregnancy. If you think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Indomethacin while you are pregnant. Indomethacin is found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Indomethacin.
Buy Indomethacin 25 mg Capsules Online
You can buy Indomethacin Capsules online from the Swiss Pharmacy. It is available in Capsules of 25 mg. The 25mg Capsules are priced at only $0.40 per unit if you place an order for 360 tablets.
This Product was added to our catalogue on Thursday, 20. August 2009.
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