Indocin Oral Suspension 25Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Indocin: Oral suspension (25mg)

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What is this Medicine?

INDOMETHACIN (in doe METH a sin) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It may be used for painful joint and muscular problems such as arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, and gout.

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Indocin 25mg/5ml Suspension

NDC: 422110101
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tendinitis, Severe Pain, Bursitis, Myalgia, Mild Pain, Arthralgia, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Moderate Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gouty Arthritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pericarditis, Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA), Headache, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)/juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Heterotopic Ossification

Storage Information
Avoid exposure to temperatures above 122 degrees F
Store below 86 degrees F
Protect from freezing
Indocin 25mg/5ml Suspension

Reported Side Effects for Indocin 25mg/5ml Suspension

Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Kidney Function Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Vaginal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Moschcowitz Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hole In Intestines Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Red Spotted Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Glycosuria Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rash Of Red Skin Bumps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dysarthria Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Corneal Deposits Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Intestine Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Coma Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Pressure In Lungs Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rectal Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nephrotic Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bowel Obstruction Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
High Potassium Level Incidence:
<9.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-34.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
11.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Indocin 25mg/5ml Suspension

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Indocin 25mg/5ml Suspension(Indomethacin)
Alcohol and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Indomethacin)
Side effects from this drug may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. It is best to limit or avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking this drug, even with short term use. Many non-prescription products for headaches, pain, arthritis, or sinus pain contain drugs that may cause stomach problems along with alcohol; closely read labels before taking any medicines with alcohol-containing drinks.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Indocin 25mg/5ml Suspension(Indomethacin)
Tobacco and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Indomethacin)
Side effects from Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may get worse if you use tobacco-containing products such as cigarettes. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Many non-prescription products contain NSAIDs; closely read labels before taking any medicines. Eye or Skin products containing NSAIDs should not interact with tobacco.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Indocin 25mg/5ml Suspension(Indomethacin)
Marijuana and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Indomethacin)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, the actions of Marijuana, Medical may be decreased if you take Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Patients receiving this drug combination may notice decreased euphoria and heart rate.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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