INDOCIN– this medicine has an anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effect. It is used for acute pain in the back, with inflammatory processes in the spine. Pain in the joints, muscles, inflammation and swelling of soft tissues, various types of joint injuries. This drug is intended for symptomatic treatment only, suppresses pain, reduces inflammation and does not affect the improvement of the disease.
Composition and analogues of the drug.
The main active ingredient in the composition is indomethacin, as well as auxiliary preparations, such as: dimethyl sulfoxide-10g, macrogol-25g, glycerol-10g.
What is the mechanism of action of the drug?
The main principle of action is due to the inhibition of the enzyme, which leads to the inhibition of the reproduction of prostaglandins from arachidonic acid. If you take it externally, for example, an ointment, then the drug has an analgesic effect for joint pain.
How to use and dosage of the medicine.
The method of application and dosing regimen of a particular drug depends on its form of release and other factors. The optimal dosage regimen is determined by the doctor. Compliance of the dosage form of a particular drug with indications for use and dosing regimen should be strictly observed.
Side effects and contraindications.
Side effects: headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, loss of vitality, depression.
Contraindications: hypersensitivity to indomethacin, bronchial asthma, pregnancy, breastfeeding, children under 6 years of age.