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Indocin

indomethacin
Indomethacin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Indomethacin is used to treat moderate to severe osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gouty arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis. Indomethacin is also used to treat shoulder pain caused by bursitis or tendinitis. Extended-release indomethacin ( Indomethacin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
indomethacin
DRUG TYPE
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

Frequently Asked Questions

Indomethacin can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, even if you don't have any risk factors. Do not use this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG).

Indomethacin may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal. These conditions can occur without warning while you are using indomethacin, especially in older adults.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Indocin suspension 25 mg/5 mL
suppository 50 mg

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