Doctor insights on: Indomethacin allergy in children
Indocin allergy: Like other NSAIDs, indomethacin may be associated with allergic reactions. These most often involve the skin with a rash or hives but may rarely result in severe reactions such as Steven's Johnson syndrome. If you think you are having a reaction, be sure to check with your prescribing healthcare provider. ...Read more
Like other NSAIDs, indomethacin may be associated with allergic reactions. These most often involve the skin with a rash or hives but may rarely result in severe reactions such as Steven's Johnson syndrome. If you think you are having a reaction, be sure to check with ...Read more
Side effects?: A patient can have an allergy to Indocin as they can also have an allergy to other anti inflammatories and can cause hives, edema, trouble breathing and also side effects can occur which can include skin rashes, abdominal pain, bleeding, fluid retention, diarrhea, and multiple other side effects. ...Read more
Ok to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy medicine with an anti inflammatory medicine (indocin)?
Indocin&benadryl: Yes you can there is no conraindication. ...Read more
Alternate drug thera: If you have been prescribed both the oxycodone/acetaminophen and the indomerhacin, I would say a resounding "yes! " It is a good idea to alternate a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication with a narcotic. You therefore minimize your narcotic intake. The sooner you can rely only on the NSAID, the better! Good for you! ...Read more
Yes: I know of no drug-drug interaction between these 2 medications. You can always have a pharmacist check their computers. But the two medications listed work differently and hence there is no reason why they can't. ...Read more
I'm having my first gout flare as an active 24 y/o. I've been on indocin (indomethacin) for a week, but pain is still between a 6-8/10. Should I ask for another med?
Is it really gout?: If you have involvement of the base of the great toe then the diagnosis will almost always be gout. However, if this joint has never been involved then I would see a rheumatologist. A joint can be aspirated and evaluation of the joint fluid would determine if it is gout or some other form of arthritis. If this is gout, a short course of Prednisone works well. ...Read more
Can cause gi problem: Colchibe and indomethscin both can cause GI distress. Also problematic for patients with kidney disease. ...Read more
You shouldn't: I am not sure what you are doubting as you did not say. Rest assured, Indomethacin is a common medication employed in gout conditions. It is the antiinflammatory of choice employed by most doctors. Apo - implies it was a brand name. One of the common side effects is frontal headaches, specific for this medication. All nsaid's (anti-inflammatory) carry certain risks. ...Read more
I had a noticeable headache prior to taking my 75 mg er indomethacin capsule. Now it is going away. I've noticed this in the past.
Indometha-analgesic: Whatever reason you are taking indomethacin because it is an analgesic it will receive the other pains in addition to the pain for which you are taking. For example if you taking it for gout or rheumatoid arthritis, in addition to receiving of the joint pains it may help to take other sources of pain you may have like head ache, eye pain, sinus pain, tooth ache etc. ...Read more
No interactions: No problem of interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: This med is not intended for intravaginal use. You run the risk of damaging the lining of the vagina. ...Read more
What is hemicrania continua? If indocin (indomethacin) does not relieve the pain, do I have any other options?
1-sided headache: Hemicrania = headache on one side; continua means prolonged/continuous pain. Indocin belongs to the antiinflammatory meds and it is often first choice, but does not work for everyone. There are other classes used for this: calcium chanel blockers (i.E verapamil), steroids (prednisone), acetazolamide, and topamax (topiramate) have been used successfully in many patients. So, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more