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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Indocin (Overview)

Indocin is a pain medication.


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What side effects can indocin (indomethacin) have?

What side effects can indocin (indomethacin) have?

Various types: It is an NSAID and each NSAID has common effects like GI upset, increase in blood pressure and decrease in renal function. Indocin (indomethacin) can cause certain other symptoms more often than other nsaids. You need to discuss this with your physician and understand why it is used and what other alternatives you have. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
75 doctors shared insights

Indocin (Overview)

Indocin is a pain medication.


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How long does indocin (indomethacin) stays in your system?

Varies(up to 12 hrs): Indocin (indomethacin) can generally last in the system from 1 hour up to 12 hrs and may be even longer in elderly. Report any dark stools/ abdominal discomfort to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take colchine, indocin (indomethacin) and norco at the same time?

Yes: You can...The drugs do not interact. I would question why you would need all three drugs. Usually even the worst attack of gout is treatable with indocin, (indomethacin) acutely. ...Read more

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Can I take colchicine with indocin (indomethacin) together without any interactions?

Can I take colchicine with indocin (indomethacin) together without any interactions?

Can cause gi problem: Colchibe and indomethscin both can cause GI distress. Also problematic for patients with kidney disease. ...Read more

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How long does indocin (indomethacin) stays in your system?

Varies(up to 12 hrs): Indocin (indomethacin) can generally last in the system from 1 hour up to 12 hrs and may be even longer in elderly. Report any dark stools/ abdominal discomfort to your doctor. ...Read more

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What side effects can indocin (indomethacin) have?

Various types: It is an NSAID and each NSAID has common effects like GI upset, increase in blood pressure and decrease in renal function. Indocin (indomethacin) can cause certain other symptoms more often than other nsaids. You need to discuss this with your physician and understand why it is used and what other alternatives you have. ...Read more

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Can you take indocin (indomethacin) before a surgery?

Safer Not To: Depending on how long before surgery you're talking about, it may be safe. More than 24 hours before surgery, you're probably safe. After that point, you're better off not taking it to avoid bleeding risks associated with that type of drug. ...Read more

Dr. Norman Rizk
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Indomethacin (Definition)

It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID) that at low dose is more caustic, but also stronger than ...Read more