3.Severe renal impairment
4.Suppositories in patients with proctitis and hemorrhoids.
8.Cautioned against driving, operating or activities requiring concentration
NEONATES: used only to close the patent ductus arteriosus as IV form only
8.Closure of patent ductus arteriosus in premature infants
Beta-Blockers: Antihypertensive effect may be blunted.
Cyclosporine: Nephrotoxicity of both agents may be increased.
Digoxin: Serum digoxin levels may be increased by ibuprofen and indomethacin.
Hydantoins: Serum hydantoin levels increased resulting in increased pharmacological and toxic effects.
Lithium: Serum lithium levels may be increased.
Loop diuretics: Decreased effects.
Methotrexate: Risk of methotrexate toxicity (bone marrow suppression, nephrotoxicity, stomatitis) may be increased.
Salicylates: Displaces NSAIDs from serum binding sites resulting in decreased plasma concentrations of NSAIDs and increased incidence of GI effects.
Sympathomimetics: Indomethacin coadministration may result in increased blood pressure.
Thiazide diuretics: Naproxen and indomethacin may cause decreased antihypertensive and diuretic action.
Adult: 50 - 200 mg / day in 2 - 4 divided doses.
Rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and Osteoarthritis: 50 - 75 mg / day in 2 - 3 divided doses with food or antacids. Dose can be gradually increased every week until sufficient response is obtained.
Maximum dose: 200 mg / day
Gouty arthritis: 150 mg / day in 3 divided doses until pain is tolerable. Then reduce the dose and suddenly stop the drug.
Dysmenorrhoea: 75 mg / day in 3 divided doses with food or antacids.
Painful shoulder: 75 -150 mg / day in 3 - 4 divided doses for 1 - 2 week
Migraine: 50mg 3 - 4 times daily
Children: 1 mg / kg / day in divided doses.
Maximum dose: 4 mg / kg / day in divided doses.
Children below 14 years: not recommended
Home Delivery for Indomethacin in Your City
Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including indomethacin.
However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for indomethacin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for indomethacin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take indomethacin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for indomethacin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for indomethacin with the pharmacy.
Indomethacin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for indomethacin might be better known than indomethacin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have indomethacin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for indomethacin.