Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Indocin
  2. Indocin SR
  3. Tivorbex

Descriptions


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

Indomethacin 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 caused by bursitis or tendinitis.

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

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule
  • Suspension
  • Capsule, Extended Release

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