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1st time gout, prescribed indomethacin(25 mg 3-per day). was told to stop when symptom alleviate. when stop, the symptom back. been 3 wks. wht to do?
See details: How do you know it is gout? Was the joint aspirated and crystals found.? Was the joint at the base of the great toe involved? if it is gout, Indomethacin should be continued until the attack totally resolves. Then a combination of Colcrys and Allopurinol started to normalize serum uric acid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ANTINIFLAMMATORIES: For true sciatica indocin is rarely strong enough. It has more complications than Aleve : two tab twice a day is about the same. TC3 may be needed. Hopefully, you will be one of the 80% who suffer and the get completely well. Actively rest and resume activity as soon as you can. ...Read more
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 have been used successfully in many patients. So, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have osteoarthrits and psoriatic arthritis. My fingers are beginning to bend/twist and are quite painful. I take indocin with little relief. Help!
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