Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Clinoril

Descriptions


Sulindac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat mild to moderate pain and help relieve symptoms of arthritis (e.g., osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis) or acute gout, such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain. This medicine does not cure arthritis and will help you only as long as you continue to take it.

Sulindac is also used to treat ankylosing spondylitis, which is a type of arthritis that affects the joints in the spine. This medicine may also be used to treat painful shoulder (bursitis or tendinitis).

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet