Indometacin capsules contain the medicine Indomethacine. Indomethacin is a medicine that belongs to the category of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Indomethacin is an analgesic (i.e., relieves pain), antipyretic (i.e., reduce fever) and anti-inflammatory (i.e., reduces inflammation). Indometacin capsule is a prescription medicine.
Indometacin capsule is used to relieve pain, swelling, stiffness and tenderness in joints that occur in the following medical conditions:
Indometacin capsule is also indicated for relieving headache, period pain and post-surgical pain.
Indometacin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that inhibits inflammation, causing chemicals known as prostaglandins by blocking cyclooxygenase enzymes. Blockade of the cyclooxygenase enzymes results in reduced production of prostaglandins, thereby reducing pain, swelling, stiffness and tenderness at the site of inflammation.
Indometacin is an anti-inflammatory medicine that relieves joint pain, swelling, tenderness and stiffness in osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis. Indometacin helps relieve acute pain in the body. Indometacin also helps to relieve menstrual pain, headache and post-operative pain.
If you have any of the below mentioned conditions, Indometacin may not be suitable for you and inform your doctor about them.
The adult dose for indomethacin depends upon the medical condition mentioned below.
Take Indometacin capsules orally with a glass of water, twice or thrice a day, preferably with food or milk or an antacid. Indometacin capsule should not be taken if suffering from stomach upset.
Indometacin is a safe drug. Indometacin may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, heartburn, stomach pain, headache, tiredness, constipation, dizziness, and ringing in the ears.
Indometacin may interact with some medicines and increase the likelihood of side effect. ACE inhibitors (captopril, lisinopril), diuretics (furosemide), angiotensin II receptor blockers (valsartan, losartan), corticosteroids (prednisone), aliskiren, cidofovir, methotrexate, lithium, blood thinner (clopidogrel, warfarin) and other NSAIDs should not be consumed concomitantly.
Indometacin capsules should be stored at room temperature, away from direct heat, humidity and light. Keep the medicine out of the reach of children. Indometacin capsules should be stored at room temperature, away from direct heat, humidity and light. Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Indometacin capsule is a prescription medicine. You can buy an Indometacin capsule online. You can buy Indometacin capsules from our online pharmacy, MedsNow, after getting proper medical online consultation with our experienced team of doctors and pharmacists. Alternatively, you can procure an independent prescription as well. The medication will be delivered conveniently to your doorstep. It is good to have online consultation because it will ensure that Indometacin is the correct medicine for your medical problem and that you consume its appropriate dose.