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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. 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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Can indomethacin stop the progression of disease in psoriatic arthritis?

Can indomethacin stop the progression of disease in psoriatic arthritis?

Unfortunately not: Tnf inhibitors are the main drugs that have demonstrated stopping the progression of psoriatic arthritis. ...Read more

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Is expired indomethacin safe?

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?

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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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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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

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Indocin (Definition)

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