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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Sulindac (Overview)

Sulindac is a pain medication.


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Is sulindac antiinflammitory?

Is sulindac antiinflammitory?

Yes: It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID like ibuprofen, Naproxen and aspirin. It is a prodrug that is metabolized in the liver to the active form which is then excreted in the bile and reabsorbed. After that, in functions in much the same manner as other nsaids. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Sulindac (Overview)

Sulindac is a pain medication.


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My doctor prescribed me cyclobenzaprine and Sulindac for tension headaches?

My doctor prescribed me cyclobenzaprine and Sulindac for tension headaches?

Sounds reasonable: Enough. Do you have a specific question? It would be helpful for you to reduce stressors leading to the tension headaches. ...Read more

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What is Sulindac used for?

What is Sulindac used for?

Sulindac: Sulindac is an NSAID used to treat pain from arthritis & gout. ...Read more

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Can children take Sulindac?

Can children take Sulindac?

Sulindac: Sulindac Pharmacokinetics have not been studied in children. See: http://www.drugs.com/ppa/sulindac.html (It is used off-label) ...Read more

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Who should not take Sulindac?

Sulindac: Contraindications: "Patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs; treatment of perioperative pain in setting of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery; hypersensitivity to any component of the product." See: http://www.drugs.com/ppa/sulindac.html ...Read more

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Is sulindac antiinflammitory?

Yes: It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID like ibuprofen, Naproxen and aspirin. It is a prodrug that is metabolized in the liver to the active form which is then excreted in the bile and reabsorbed. After that, in functions in much the same manner as other nsaids. ...Read more

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What could happen if i take sulindac drug after its expiry date ?

It depends: It depends on how long after its expiration date. Taking it within a year or two is not an issue. ...Read more

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What will happen if I take sulindac drug after its expiration date?

Sulindac: Not recommended. "Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date." See: http://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/drugs/sulindac-tablets/AA8UFN Note sure of what will happen if you take expired sulindac. ...Read more

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Can i take sulindac 200 mg for toothache?

Can i take sulindac 200 mg for toothache?

Great choice: It will help relieve the pain and help to reduce the swelling. It will not however treat the cause of the toothache. If your toothache persists you you should see a dentist. ...Read more

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