IMACIN SR 75mg Capsule 10's

Pain relief Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

IMACIN SR 75MG contains Indomethacin, which belongs to the group of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. It is used to reduce swelling and treat moderate to severe inflammatory diseases of the joints, pain & stiffness in the backbone, sprains & strains, post-operative pain, pain due to periods, gout (joint pain), and acute painful shoulder (such as bursitis, tendinitis).

During treatment with IMACIN SR 75MG, your doctor might advise you for a liver and kidney function test to assess your liver and kidney function. IMACIN SR 75MG is not recommended for use in patients with angioneurotic edema (condition marked by swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat), who have or had signs of peptic ulcer/bleeding in the stomach/intestine, nasal obstruction (due to nasal polyps), severe liver, kidney, and/or heart problems.

IMACIN SR 75MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women (especially during last 3 months of pregnancy). It should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 14 years). Consult your doctor before taking IMACIN SR 75MG. The most common side effects of taking IMACIN SR 75MG are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion, skin rash, headache, and dizziness. Contact your doctor if the symptoms worsen.

USES OF IMACIN SR 75MG

It is used to reduce swelling and treat:

  • moderate to severe inflammatory diseases of the joints (such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and degenerative hip disease)
  • pain & stiffness in the backbone (such as moderate to severe ankylosing spondylitis)
  • sprains & strains (such as acute muscle and bone disorders)
  • lower back pain
  • pain & swelling following muscle/ bone surgery
  • pain due to menstruation
  • gout (joint pain)
  • acute painful shoulder (such as bursitis, tendinitis)

HOW IMACIN SR 75MG WORKS

IMACIN SR 75MG works by inhibiting the enzyme cyclooxygenase-1 and 2 which leads to the blockade of prostaglandins (chemical substances responsible for pain & inflammation) that results in reduced inflammatory reactions and relief from pain.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take IMACIN SR 75MG as advised by your physician. Swallow IMACIN SR 75MG with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight, and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF IMACIN SR 75MG

COMMON

  • headache
  • dizziness
  • indigestion
  • nausea or vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • abdominal pain
  • constipation
  • vertigo
  • sleepiness
  • fatigue
  • ringing in ears (tinnitus)

UNCOMMON

  • anorexia (eating disorder with low body weight)
  • bloating, flatulence
  • ulcer in stomach
  • proctitis (inflammation of lining of the rectum)
  • single/multiple ulcerations including perforation and hemorrhage of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum or small and large intestines
  • muscle weakness
  • drowsiness
  • high or low blood pressure, increased heart rate
  • fluid retention
  • red, itchy skin
  • signs of low white blood cell count such as repeated fevers, infections, and bladder infections 
  • signs of anaphylaxis such as itch red skin, trouble breathing, nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure
  • acute respiratory distress (condition marked by collection of fluid in lung air sacs)
  • nephrotic syndrome and interstitial nephritis (type of kidney disorders)
  • epistaxis (bleeding from nose)

RARE

Stop taking IMACIN SR 75MG and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of bleeding in the stomach such as blood in feces, blood vomit or dark particles that look like coffee grounds
  • signs of an allergic reaction such as difficulty breathing/swallowing, asthma, sudden decrease in blood pressure, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
  • indigestion/heartburn
  • abdominal pain or other abnormal symptoms such as vomit, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, perforation of previous intestinal damage
  • signs of abnormal liver function/liver disease such as jaundice, inflammation of the liver causing weakness, loss of appetite, weight loss, abdominal pain, fever
  • serious skin reactions such as itching, pale or red irregular raised patches with severe itching (hives), blood spots, bruising and discoloration of the skin, blisters/red skin, peeling and swelling of the skin that resembles severe burns, erythema multiforme (circular, irregular red patches on the skin of the hands and arms),  Stevens Johnson syndrome (severe form of skin rash with flushing, fever, blisters or ulcers), aseptic meningitis (stiff neck, headache, feeling or being sick, fever, disorientation)
  • signs of anaphylactic reaction such as red itchy skin, low blood pressure, nausea, dizziness
  • serious cardiovascular thrombotic events including myocardial infarction and stroke

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Try to take rest in a quiet and dark room. Massage on scalp or head with mild pressure. Consult your doctor for advice.

Dizziness:

Lie, or sit down immediately when you feel dizzy. If you're feeling severe episode of spinning(vertigo), lie in a dark and quite place with eyes closed. Discuss with your doctor if the symptom worsens.

Nausea or Vomiting:

Take IMACIN SR 75MG with, or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Try to avoid oily or spicy foods, sugary snacks, and drinks. Try to drink liquids slowly along with your meals, or in between meals. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. Try to avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhea. Consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

IMACIN SR 75MG is not recommended for use during the last three months of pregnancy. It can be used with caution during the first six months of pregnancy if recommended by your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

IMACIN SR 75MG should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.  

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines while taking IMACIN SR 75MG as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, tiredness or vision problems. Consult your doctor before taking IMACIN SR 75MG.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking IMACIN SR 75MG as it may increase the risk of ulcers and bleeding in the stomach.

KIDNEY

IMACIN SR 75MG is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney problems or advanced renal disease. IMACIN SR 75MG should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

LIVER

IMACIN SR 75MG is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver problems. IMACIN SR 75MG should be used with caution in patients with hepatic impairment. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not take IMACIN SR 75MG if you are allergic to Indomethacin or any other ingredient of this medicine or other NSAIDS such as aspirin, ibuprofen. Consult your doctor before taking IMACIN SR 75MG.

LUNGS

IMACIN SR 75MG should be used with caution in patients with lung problems such as asthma. Consult your doctor before taking IMACIN SR 75MG.

HEART DISEASE

IMACIN SR 75MG is not recommended for use in patients with severe heart problems and in patients planning for heart bypass surgery. IMACIN SR 75MG should be used with caution in patients with heart problems such as myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

IMACIN SR 75MG is not recommended for use if you:

  • are suffering with angioneurotic oedema (a condition marked by swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat)
  • have or had signs of peptic ulcer or bleeding in stomach/intestine such as vomit that look like coffee-grounds, black tarry stools and blood in your feces
  • have nasal obstruction due to nasal polyps
  • suffer from aspirin-sensitive asthma

Before taking IMACIN SR 75MG inform your doctor if you:

  • have planned to receive any vaccination
  • are undergoing investigation for infertility
  • have a history of high blood pressure
  • have mental health problems
  • have signs of Parkinson’s disease, such as tremor, stiffness, and rigidity
  • have an infection or sepsis (severe infection)
  • have or had a history of gastrointestinal diseases such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease
  • have systemic lupus erythematosus (an allergic skin reaction) or other connective tissue disorders
  • have diabetes
  • have signs of extracellular volume depletion (reduced amount of fluid around the cells of the body) such as fatigue, confusion, muscle cramps, chest pain
  • have peripheral arterial disease (problem with blood circulation in the legs)
  • have a history of stomach ulcers
  • have high cholesterol
  • are a smoker
  • have a history of stroke
  • are planning to undergo surgery
  • have epilepsy
  • have bleeding or blood clotting disorder

Use in pediatrics:

IMACIN SR 75MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (below 14 years of age). Consult your doctor before taking IMACIN SR 75MG.

Use in geriatrics:

IMACIN SR 75MG should be taken with caution in elderly patients (above 65 years of age). Consult your doctor before taking IMACIN SR 75MG.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

  • other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (medicines used to reduce inflammation and relieve pain) Ex. aspirin, naproxen, celecoxib, diflunisal, methotrexate
  • quinolone (medicine used to treat infections Ex. ciprofloxacin)
  • medicines used for blood thinning or prevent blood clotting (Ex. warfarin, clopidogrel)
  • medicines used to treat depression, such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (Ex. fluoxetine)
  • medicines used to treat diabetes (Ex. metformin, gliclazide)
  • phenytoin (medicine used to treat epilepsy)
  • diazepam (a medicine used to treat anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, seizures and muscle spasm)
  • medicines used to treat high blood pressure such as alpha-blockers (Ex. prazosin), beta blockers (Ex. atenolol), ACE inhibitors (Ex. lisinopril), angiotensin II receptor antagonists (Ex. valsartan), hydralazine or nifedipine
  • medicines used to treat HIV infection (Ex. zalcitabine, zidovudine or ritonavir)
  • medicines used to suppress immune system and prevent graft rejection (Ex. ciclosporin, tacrolimus or muromonab-CD3)
  • antacids (medicines used to treat stomach acid and heartburn, Ex. aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide)
  • haloperidol (a medicine used to treat mental illness)
  • zalcitabine, zidovudine, ritonavir (medicines used to treat HIV infection)
  • cardiac glycosides (used to treat heart failure, Ex. digoxin)
  • ciclosporin, tacrolimus, muromonab-CD3 (medicines used to suppress the immune system)
  • corticosteroids (used to treat various allergic and inflammatory disorders, Ex. prednisolone)
  • methotrexate or cyclophosphamide (medicines used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and certain types of cancer)
  • desmopressin (medicine used to treat diabetes insipidus and urinary incontinence)
  • medicines used to treat high blood pressure such as diuretics (Ex. triamterene, furosemide), thiazides (Ex. bendroflumethiazide)
  • lithium (a medicine used to treat some mental health problems)
  • mifepristone (a medicine used to terminate pregnancy)
  • baclofen (a medicine used as a muscle relaxant)
  • pentoxifylline (used to treat blood vessel disease and leg ulcers)
  • probenecid (a medicine used to treat gout)
  • tiludronic acid (a medicine used to treat Paget’s disease of bone)
  • vancomycin (a medicine used to treat colitis)
  • cisplatin (medicine used to treat cancer)
  • cyclosporine (a medicine used to prevent the body from rejecting a transplanted organ)
  • pemetrexed (used to treat certain types of cancer such as lung cancer, mesothelioma)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else have accidentally taken too much of IMACIN SR 75MG, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Signs and symptoms of overdose may include headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, bleeding in the stomach/intestines, diarrhoea, disorientation, excitement, coma, lethargy, drowsiness, dizziness, ringing/buzzing in the ears, fainting, fits/seizures, acute kidney/renal failure, liver damage, high blood pressure, epigastric pain, and/or respiratory depression.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Indomethacin

Pharmacological Category :  

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Therapeutic Indication :   Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis & degenerative hip disease, Ankylosing spondylitis, Acute muscle & bone disorders, lower back pain, pain & swelling following muscle/ bone surgery, menstrual pain, gout and acute painful shoulder (such as bursitis, tendinitis)
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Injection, gel, suppository

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store in a dry place below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT IMACIN SR 75MG

Can IMACIN SR 75MG be used for back pain?

Yes. IMACIN SR 75MG can be used to relieve pain from lower back area, degenerative hip disease, ankylosing spondylitis, or sprains and strains. Correct dose will be prescribed by your doctor depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Can IMACIN SR 75MG be used during pregnancy?

No, IMACIN SR 75MG is not recommended for use during the last three months of pregnancy. It should be used with caution in the first six months of pregnancy after consulting the doctor only if it is clearly necessary.

Can IMACIN SR 75MG be used by children and elderly patients?

No, IMACIN SR 75MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (below 14 years of age). It should be used with caution in elderly patients (above 65 years of age) after consulting the doctor.

Does IMACIN SR 75MG cause skin rashes?

IMACIN SR 75MG may cause skin rashes in some patients. Try to avoid hot showers as it may cause skin irritation. Avoid frequent contact and rubbing over the affected area. Use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Regularly use moisturizers to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If this symptom does not get better, speak to a doctor.

What are the side effects of IMACIN SR 75MG?

The most common side effects of IMACIN SR 75MG are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion, skin rash, headache, and dizziness. Contact your doctor if the symptoms worsen.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Antipyretic-Analgesics. Essentials of medical pharmacology. 8th edition. 2013. Page – 202.

2. Supakanya Wongrakpanich, Amaraporn Wongrakpanich, Katie Melhado, and Janani Rangaswami. A Comprehensive Review of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use in The Elderly. NIH National Library of Medicine. National center for biotechnology information. PMC PubMed Central. February 2018. [Accessed on 15th June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5772852/

3. Accord. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in November 2019] [Accessed 15th June 2022]           https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4534.pdf

4. Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). [Revised in May 2016] [Accessed on 15th June 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2016/018185s055s056lbl.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • MRI
  • X-Ray
  • Uric Acid Test

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    Indomethacin Sustained Release 75 MG
    Hsn Code
    30049065
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IMACIN SR 75mg Capsule 10's

IMACIN SR 75mg Capsule 10's Mkt: Tasmed India (P) Limited

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