indomethacin, Indocin, Indocin-SR (Discontinued Brand in U.S.) (cont.)

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PRESCRIBED FOR: Indomethacin is used for the treatment of inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gouty arthritis, osteoarthritis, and soft tissue injuries such as tendinitis and bursitis.

SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects of indomethacin are:

Other important side effects are:

Some individuals are allergic to NSAIDs and may develop shortness of breath when an NSAID is taken. People with asthma are at a higher risk for experiencing serious allergic reaction to NSAIDs. Individuals with a serious allergy to one NSAID are likely to experience a similar reaction to a different NSAID.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/26/2014

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