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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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Please describe the medication: indomethacin?

Please describe the medication: indomethacin?

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

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Is expired indomethacin safe?

May not be : It would be wiser to get a new prescriptions. There may be some leeway with the expiration dates, but it's better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Anyone prescribed indomethacin lately?

Anyone prescribed indomethacin lately?

Why?: I have, for gout and other kinds of arthritis. The drug can cause side effects more than other nsaids so it should be used cautiously. A rheumatologist treats arthritis and uses this medicine and others like it. ...Read more

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What kind of pill is indomethacin or kalixa? What are they for?

An NSAID: Indomethacin is one of the earlier nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It appears a little stronger but has more side effects .Never heard of kalixa in a medical setting. ...Read more

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Anybody ever tried indomethacin for gout?

Can help: Indomethacin can help for the acute phase. Cortisone injections can provide even faster relief. For recurrent episodes of gout see your family doctor to determine the underlying cause and develop a plan for prevention. ...Read more

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How do you take indomethacin for gout?

Depends: It depends on the strength prescribed. I usually prescribe 50mg three times daily. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Indocin (Definition)

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