Indocap 25mg Cap
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Indocap Capsule is a painkiller medicine. It is used for the treatment of different forms of arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, strain, sprain, sports injury and other musculoskeletal pain. It contains indomethacin which is an anti-inflammatory medicine. It helps in providing relief from pain, swelling and inflammation in bones, joints and muscles. It improves swelling, pain, stiffness and difficulty in movement. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Take this Capsule with or after meals to avoid stomach upset. Some common side effects of Indocap Capsule tablet are headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and stomach pain, but not everybody gets them. These side effects normally go away with time, but if you feel the side effects persist, you should consult your doctor....
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|Contains||Indometacin / Indomethacin(25.0 Mg)|
|Side effects||Nausea, vomting, headache, dizziness|
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Uses of Indocap 25 MG
- For the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis
- For the treatment of Osteoarthritis
- For the treatment of Ankylosing spondylitis
- For the treatment of Degenerative joint disease
- For the treatment of Gout and lumbago
- For the treatment of pain after orthopaedic surgeries
Contraindications of Indocap 25 MG
- If you are allergic to Indometacin or any other ingredient of Indocap.
- If you have experienced asthma, running nose, swelling and rashes on skin after using any pain killer.
- If you have ulcers or a history of frequent ulcers or bleeding in the stomach after using pain killer.
- If you have serious heart, kidney or liver-related disorder.
- If you have small non-cancerous outgrowth in the nose known as nasal polyps.
- If you are in the third trimester of pregnancy.
Side effects of Indocap 25 MG
- Stomach pain
Precautions and Warnings of Indocap 25 MG
Can I take Indocap Capsule during pregnancy?
Indocap Capsule should not be used during pregnancy especially during 3rd trimester. You should avoid taking any self-medication during pregnancy. Talk to your doctor before taking any medicine.
Can I take Indocap Capsule while breastfeeding?
Indocap Capsule contains Indomethacin which passess into breastmilk. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding mothers unless prescribed by the doctor.
Can I drive if I have consumed Indocap Capsule?
Indocap tends to cause drowsiness, dizziness and visual disturbances which may affect the ability to drive. Hence, it is not advisable to drive after using this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Indocap Capsule?
No, it is not advisable to consume alcohol with Indocap as it increases the risk of liver disorder and other unwanted effects of this medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You are using other pain killers containing paracetamol.
- You have high blood pressure or related heart disorder.
- You have kidney and blood-related issues.
- You have an existing infection or asthma.
- You are using this medicine for a prolonged period.
- You have any eye-related disorders or experience eye-related issues.
- You have Rheumatoid disease characterised by severe pain in the joints If you are an elderly patient.
- You have ulcers in the digestive system.
- You have systemic lupus erythematosus characterised by severe weakness.
Mode of Action of Indocap 25 MG
How Does It Work?
Indometacin present in Indocap is an anti-inflammatory medicine. It reduces pain by inhibiting the formation of a chemical substance known as prostaglandins which are responsible for pain, swelling and inflammation....
Directions for Use of Indocap 25 MG
- Indocap Capsule should be swallowed whole with plenty of fluid
- They should be taken with or after food
Interactions of Indocap 25 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Concomitant use of other painkillers such as aspirin with Indocap Capsule can increase the risk of side effects.
- Effect of Indocap Capsule can be reduced when used with antacids.
- Indocap if taken along with warfarin may be increased and the risk of bleeding.
- Medicines used for brain disorders such as Fluoxetine and Citalopram can increase the risk of bleeding with Indocap.
- Blood glucose lowering action of anti-diabetics like Glimepiride, Glyburide is increased if taken along with Indocap.
- Anti-coagulants like Aspirin, Clopidogrel if taken along with this capsule can increase the risk of bleeding in the stomach and intestine.
- Digoxin, a medicine used to treat heart failure, when used together with this medicine can worsen the condition of heart.
- Steroidal medicines like corticosteroids such as Betamethasone and Prednisone increased risk of bleeding and ulcer formation when taken together with this medicine.
- Medicine used for High blood pressure like Enalapril, Quinapril, Losartan and Telmisartan when used together with this medicine can increase the risk of kidney failure.
- Mifepristone should not be used with this medicine as the effect of mifepristone may be decreased.
- Antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin can increase the risk of fits when used together with Indocap.
- Tacrolimus a medicine given after transplantation surgeries to prevent organ rejections, when given with this medicine can increase the risk of kidney-related issues.
- Other medicines like certain antibiotics, antiviral, antigout, medicines used for related brain disorders, muscle relaxants, anticancer and immunomodulators may interfere with the action of Indocap or increase the risk of toxicity or some complications. Discuss with your doctor if you are taking any other medicines....
Storage and disposal of Indocap 25 MG
- Store Indocap Capsules at room temperature away from light.
- Keep away from children and pets.
Dosage of Indocap 25 MG
Overdose of Indocap Capsule can cause Indometacin toxicity which is characterised by severe vomiting, headache, drowsiness, ringing in the ear and stomach pain may be noticed. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of Indocap Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Indocap Capsules?
A: Indocap Capsule is used for the treatment of pain, swelling, inflammation associated with various conditions of muscle, joint and bones.
Q: Is Indocap Capsule a painkiller?
A: Yes, it has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. However, it should only be used if prescribed by a doctor for specific medical conditions.
Q: Does Indocap Capsule cause headache?
A: Yes, Indocap Capsule may cause headaches as a side effect. Talk to your doctor if your headache worsens after taking this medicine.
Q: Is Indocap a steroid?
A: No, it is not a steroid medicine. It is a pain reliver medicine used to provide relief from various painful conditions associated with inflammation.
Q: How long do I need to take Indocap Capsule before I see improvement in my conditions?
A: It may take few days to several months to see effects, depending upon the severity of the condition.
Q: How long we can take Indocap?
A: You should take Indocap for as long as a doctor has told you. The doctor will prescribe you the medicine daily for a specific duration depending upon the medical condition. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.
Q: What is the composition of Indocap?
A: The composition of Indocap is indomethacin which is an anti-inflammatory medicine. It helps in providing relief from pain, swelling and inflammation in bones, joints and muscles.
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