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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
13 Doctors shared insights

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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What is Sulindac used for?

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

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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) ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Sulindac?

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

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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? ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed me cyclobenzaprine and Sulindac for tension headaches?

My doctor prescribed me cyclobenzaprine and Sulindac for tension headaches?

Sounds reasonable: Enough. Do you have a specific question? It would be helpful for you to reduce stressors leading to the tension headaches. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with adult stills disease, I've been on celabrex, naproxen, predisone n now sulindac, noneofthese relieve pain, wut should I take next?

I've been diagnosed with adult stills disease, I've been on celabrex, naproxen, predisone n now sulindac, noneofthese relieve pain, wut should I take next?

Adult Still Disease: Adult still's disease is notable for high fevers, rash, joint swelling and pain. If pain is the prime symptom especially with swelling and tenderness, then emphasis should be on prevening joint damage as well as pain. Methotrexate alone or in combination with a biological medication such as antitnf or IV tocilizumabin are often effective. ...Read more

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