Q: Is Indomethacin used to treat headaches?
A: In general, Indomethacin relieves pain. But due to the availability of safer medicines to treat headache, Indomethacin is not used for regular headaches. Indomethacin is the first choice of medicine for treatment of certain episodic, sudden and long standing headaches (chronic paroxysmal hemicranias) and in headaches due to stress or physical exertion.
Q: How long does it take for Indomethacin to work?
A: It will usually take a week for you to experience any relief of symptoms. You may feel more comfortable after taking Indomethacin for two weeks and will start feeling much better as time progresses. It may take several weeks for the medicine to show full effect.