Indocid 75Mg Capsule Sr

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Indomethacin
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Indocid 75Mg Capsule Sr is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which works by reducing hormones responsible for pain, fever, stiffness, swelling and inflammation in the body. It is used to treat moderate to severe gouty arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis. It also treats shoulder pain caused by tendinitis or bursitis.

If you have a heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, or if you smoke, do not use this medicine. Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you have a history of heart attack, stroke, blood clot, stomach ulcers, liver or kidney disease, asthma or fluid retention. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using Indocid 75Mg Capsule Sr. You should not breast-feed while using this medicine. It is also not recommended for use by anyone younger than 14 years old.

This medicine can cause a few side effects including changes in your vision, shortness of breath, swelling or rapid weight gain, skin rash, bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds, liver problems, kidney problems, anemia or severe skin reaction.

This medicine comes in regular capsules, liquid form, extended-release capsules and suppositories. A typical dose for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis is 75 mg, taken two or three times a day.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Orthopaedics-Others before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking indomethacin with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Imacin 75mg capsule sr is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Indocid 75Mg Capsule Sr , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Indocid 75Mg Capsule Sr is an analgesic anti-inflammatory agent. It competitively inhibits Cyclooxygenase 1 and 2, inhibiting formation of prostaglandins involved in fever, pain, and inflammation. It also inhibits arachidonic acid formation from phospholipids.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Zydol 50Mg Suspension


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