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Dr. John Landi
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Clinoril (Overview)

Clinoril is a pain medication.


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I injured my back and my doctor prescribed clinoril (sulindac). Ok?

I injured my back and my doctor prescribed clinoril (sulindac). Ok?

OK: Clinton is a non steroidal anti inflammatory medication. It is usually prescribed for treatment of arthritic conditions, and may be used in addition to other appropriate medications in treatment of an injured back.

Dr. John Landi
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Clinoril (Overview)

Clinoril is a pain medication.


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I injured my back and my doctor prescribed clinoril (sulindac). Ok?

OK: Clinton is a non steroidal anti inflammatory medication. It is usually prescribed for treatment of arthritic conditions, and may be used in addition to other appropriate medications in treatment of an injured back.

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I injured my back and my doctor prescribed clinoril, (sulindac) but what does this drug do?

I injured my back and my doctor prescribed clinoril, (sulindac) but what does this drug do?

Non-steroidal drug.: Very effective for pain, albeit slightly slower in acting effectively. That is because sulindac (clinoril) is a pro-drug. It must be metabolized by the liver to turn into the superior pain reliever it is. It is in the same class as 500mg of Naproxen taken daily. It too is a twice daily drug.

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What is Sulindac used for?

Sulindac: Sulindac is an NSAID used to treat pain from arthritis & gout.

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Can children take Sulindac?

Can children take Sulindac?

Sulindac: Sulindac Pharmacokinetics have not been studied in children. See: http://www. Drugs. Com/ppa/sulindac. Html (It is used off-label)

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Who should not take Sulindac?

Sulindac: Contraindications: "Patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs; treatment of perioperative pain in setting of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery; hypersensitivity to any component of the product." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/ppa/sulindac.html

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Is sulindac antiinflammitory?

Is sulindac antiinflammitory?

Yes: It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID like ibuprofen, Naproxen and aspirin. It is a prodrug that is metabolized in the liver to the active form which is then excreted in the bile and reabsorbed. After that, in functions in much the same manner as other nsaids.

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What could happen if I take sulindac drug after its expiry date?

It depends: It depends on how long after its expiration date. Taking it within a year or two is not an issue.

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What will happen if I take sulindac drug after its expiration date?

Sulindac: Not recommended. "Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date." See: http://www. Msn. Com/en-us/health/medical/drugs/sulindac-tablets/AA8UFN Note sure of what will happen if you take expired sulindac.

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Can I take sulindac 200 mg for toothache?

Can I take sulindac 200 mg for toothache?

Great choice: It will help relieve the pain and help to reduce the swelling. It will not however treat the cause of the toothache. If your toothache persists you you should see a dentist.

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What side effects are associated with Sulindac?

Sulindac: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/sulindac-side-effects. Html

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How effective is sulindac after its expiration date? What side effects can I expect?

Clarify: Are we talking 5 days expired or 5 years expired? See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/sulindac-side-effects. Html

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Can pregnant women take Sulindac?

Sulindac: Sulindac is FDA Pregnancy Category C (Risk cannot be ruled out)

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What to do if I have a prescription for sulindac and it's 150 mg?

What is the issue?: The dose is either 150 mg or 200 mg twice daily. Why the question?

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Can you take sulindac with lisinopril?

Can you take sulindac with lisinopril?

OK if normal kidneys: Lisinopril is anti-htn medicine called an ace inhibitor. This class of drugs protect the kidney but can cause renal failure and increased potassium. Most kidney disease pts take an ace inhibitor b/c it protects their kidneys. It is not recommended that kidney disease pts. On an ace take sulindac cause the combination could worsen their renal problems and further increase their potassium level.

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Can you take diclofenac or sulindac with lisinopril?

Can you take diclofenac or sulindac with lisinopril?

Increase blood pres: Each may increase your blood pressure since each is an NSAID and all nsaids can increase blood pressure in susceptible people. Having elevated blood pressure can already put you at risk. You need to discuss it with your physician and get a blood pressure cuff and monitor your blood pressure with your physician as well as your kidney function which nsaids can decrease.

Dr. Scott Keith
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