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I was given apo-indomethacin to treat pain from gout, and now I have a big doubt about it?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: You shouldn't

I am not sure what you are doubting as you did not say.
Rest assured, Indomethacin is a common medication employed in gout conditions. It is the antiinflammatory of choice employed by most doctors. Apo - implies it was a brand name. One of the common side effects is frontal headaches, specific for this medication. All nsaid's (anti-inflammatory) carry certain risks.

In brief: You shouldn't

I am not sure what you are doubting as you did not say.
Rest assured, Indomethacin is a common medication employed in gout conditions. It is the antiinflammatory of choice employed by most doctors. Apo - implies it was a brand name. One of the common side effects is frontal headaches, specific for this medication. All nsaid's (anti-inflammatory) carry certain risks.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Why?

Doubt about gout or indomethacin? The drug can cause side effects which generally aren't caused by other medicines(colchicine, prednisone) so you could ask your doctor about those or any other concern.
A rheumatologist treats this kind of arthritis.

In brief: Why?

Doubt about gout or indomethacin? The drug can cause side effects which generally aren't caused by other medicines(colchicine, prednisone) so you could ask your doctor about those or any other concern.
A rheumatologist treats this kind of arthritis.
Dr. Angus Worthing
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In brief: Gout

In addition to taking oral medication a cortisone injection can significantly increase relief.

In brief: Gout

In addition to taking oral medication a cortisone injection can significantly increase relief.
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