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What are the possible side effects of indomethacin?

What are the possible side effects of indomethacin?

GI,CNS,cardiac: This may be the most challenging of the nsaids, with 30% of people stopping it for side effects. Ulcers, confusion, heart failure are just some of the major side effects. ...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


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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

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What side effects are associated with Indocin (indomethacin)?

See details: GI irritation is most common and includes gastritis, ulcers and bleeds. Headache is also common. It can occasionally increase blood pressure or reduce kidney function. ...Read more

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Chest pain 2 weeks Got worse with naproxen now on indomethacin had EKG blood tests & chest xray all normal. pain on left side worse when lying down

Chest pain 2 weeks Got worse with naproxen now on indomethacin had EKG blood tests & chest xray all normal. pain on left side worse when lying down

Careful, normal does: not=healthy, only common; easily misses what is happening. These tests=commonly done, easier/faster for Doc, yet unlikely relevant to your situation. Careful history & questions from someone knowledgeable & worthy your trust routinely more valuable, including: https://www.google.com/search?q=young%20woman%20limited%20joint%20mobility. Rx'ed meds=only about pain, worsen health; solve nothing. ...Read more

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How long after I stopped taking indomethacin can I take a real pain pill?

How long after I stopped taking indomethacin can I take a real pain pill?

Immediately: Indomethacin is an antiinflammatory pill. One can take a pain pill and an antiinflammatory pill at the sametime. This is often the case after someone undergoes a surgical procedure. ...Read more

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My indomethacin 'expired' in 2014. My gout is flaring up. Can I still take it?

Probably OK: Drug expiration dates reflect the time of proved safety and effectiveness. In almost all cases, the drug remains potent and safe for much longer (often many years), if it hasn't been exposed to high heat for long periods (like a car's glove compartment in summer). It's always safest to use drugs before the experiation date, but most likely the expired indomethacin will work just fine. ...Read more

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Can I take cold medicine while on indocin (indomethacin)?

Just don't combine..: Yes,,but don't combine Indocin (indomethacin) with any agent that has an anti inflammatory in it, such as Advil Cold and Sinus, as the combination of anti inflammatories can be harmful to your stomach. ...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

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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