INDOCAP SR 75MG CAPSULE 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 (such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and degenerative hip disease), pain & stiffness in the backbone (ankylosing spondylitis).
It also treats sprains & strains, post-operative pain, lower back pain, pain due to periods, gout (joint pain), and acute painful shoulder (such as bursitis, tendinitis). During treatment with INDOCAP SR 75MG CAPSULE, your doctor might advise you to take certain tests.
INDOCAP SR 75MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with angioneurotic oedema (condition marked by swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat), have or had signs of peptic ulcer/bleeding in the stomach/intestine (black tarry stools), nasal obstruction (due to nasal polyps), severe liver, kidney, or heart problems.
Before taking INDOCAP SR 75MG CAPSULE inform your doctor if you have a history of high blood pressure or congestive heart failure, bleeding or blood clotting disorder, mental health problem, epilepsy, Parkinson’s Disease (tremor, stiffness and shuffling) or severe infection.
Also inform your doctor if you have fluid retention which may be caused by diseases of the heart or kidneys, history of asthma, gastrointestinal diseases (ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), diabetes, problem with the circulation in the legs, decreased amount of fluid in body or are going to have surgery.
Avoid consumption of alcohol during treatment with INDOCAP SR 75MG CAPSULE. INDOCAP SR 75MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in pregnant women (especially during the last 3 months of pregnancy) and in breastfeeding women.
This medicine is not recommended for use in children aged below 14 years. It should be used with caution in elderly patients. The most common side effect of taking INDOCAP SR 75MG CAPSULE is a mild headache. Contact your doctor if the symptoms worsen.