Sulindac Pharmacology


About Sulindac
NSAID, arylalkanoic acid derivative, Analgesic ,antiinflammatory.
Mechanism of Action of Sulindac
Sulindac produces its analgesics and anti-inflammatory actions by inhibiting Prostaglandin synthesis.
Pharmacokinets of Sulindac
Absorption: It is rapidly and completely absorbed after oral administration. Distribution: It is distributed mainly in protein bound form. Metabolism: It undergoes metabolism in the liver and produces active sulfide metabolite. Excretion: Drug and its metabolites are excreted mainly in urine.
Onset of Action for Sulindac
Duration of Action for Sulindac
Half Life of Sulindac
8 - 16 hours
Side Effects of Sulindac
1.Gastrointestinal pain
9.Gastrointestinal cramps.
Contra-indications of Sulindac
1.Hypersensitivity to Sulindac
Special Precautions while taking Sulindac
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Sulindac
2.Rheumatoid arthritis
3.Ankylosing spondylitis
4.Acute painful shoulder
5.Acute gouty arthritis
Interactions for Sulindac
Typical Dosage for Sulindac
300mg/day in 2divided doses; dose can be increased to 400mg/day if needed.
Acute painful shoulder, acute gouty arthritis: 400mg/day in 2 divided doses for 1 - 2 weeks.
Schedule of Sulindac
Storage Requirements for Sulindac
Store it at 15 -25 degree C in a tightly closed container .Protect away from heat and light. Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Sulindac
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time to take the next dose then skip the missed dose and do not double the dose
Effects of Overdose of Sulindac
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.Drug can be removed by inducing emesis or by gastric lavage.Absorption of the drug can be reduced by administration of activated charcoal.

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