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Indocontin Tablet

By MODI MUNDI PHARMA PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 152.00*
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Indocontin 25 MG Description

Indocontin Tablet 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 cont

ains 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 Tablet with or after meals to avoid stomach upset. Some common side effects of Indocontin Tablet 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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Product Summary

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ContainsIndometacin / Indomethacin(25.0 Mg)
UsesPain relief
Side effectsNausea, vomting, headache, dizziness
TherapyANTI-INFLAMMATORY
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uses

Uses of Indocontin 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

Contraindications of Indocontin 25 MG

  • If you are allergic to Indometacin or any other ingredient of Indocontin.
  • 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Indocontin 25 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Consitpation
  • Itching
  • Rashes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Indocontin 25 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Indocontin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Indocontin Tablet 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Indocontin Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Indocontin Tablet contains Indomethacin which passess into breastmilk. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding mothers unless prescribed by the doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Indocontin Tablet?
A:
Indocontin 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.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Indocontin Tablet?
A:
No, it is not advisable to consume alcohol with Indocontin as it increases the risk of liver disorder and other unwanted effects of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Indocontin 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Indometacin present in Indocontin 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...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Indocontin 25 MG

  • Indocontin Tablet should be swallowed whole with plenty of fluid
  • They should be taken with or after food
interactions

Interactions of Indocontin 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of other painkillers such as aspirin with Indocontin Tablet can increase the risk of side effects.
  • Effect of Indocontin Tablet can be reduced when used with antacids.
  • Indocontin 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 Indocontin.
  • Blood glucose lowering action of anti-diabetics like Glimepiride, Glyburide is increased if taken along with Indocontin.
  • 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 Indocontin.
  • 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 Indocontin...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Indocontin 25 MG

  • Store Indocontin Tablets at room temperature away from light.
  • Keep away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Indocontin 25 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Indocontin Tablet 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 ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Indocontin Tablet, 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 d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Indocontin Tablets?

A: Indocontin Tablet is used for the treatment of pain, swelling, inflammation associated with various conditions of muscle, joint and bones.

Q: Is Indocontin Tablet 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 Indocontin Tablet cause headache?

A: Yes, Indocontin Tablet may cause headaches as a side effect. Talk to your doctor if your headache worsens after taking this medicine.

Q: Is Indocontin 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 Indocontin Tablet 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 Indocontin?

A: You should take Indocontin 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 Indocontin?

A: The composition of Indocontin 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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Last Updated on: 24 May 2022 | 11:19 PM (IST)
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