Sulindac Oral Tablet 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Sulindac: Oral tablet (150mg)

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Sulindac 150mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: MYLAN  |  427
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Sulindac 150mg Tab
Actavis US
Pill Identification: 5661  |  DAN
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Sulindac 150mg Tab
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Sulindac 150mg Tab
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: MP 112 

What is this Medicine?

SULINDAC (sul IN dak) 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.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Sulindac: Oral tablet(150mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Sulindac 150mg Tablet

NDC: 003780427
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tendinitis, Bursitis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gouty Arthritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bone Pain, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, Migraine, Myalgia, Arthralgia, Desmoid Tumor, Headache, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)/juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Moderate Pain

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Sulindac 150mg Tablet
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: MYLAN  |  427
Shape: round
Color: yellow-orange

Reported Side Effects for Sulindac 150mg Tablet

Bruise Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Urine Stones Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Blurred Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Brain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection 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
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Urine Discoloration Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity 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
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Potassium Level Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
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
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cholestasis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Stones Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nephrotic Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Fluid Retention Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
10.0%*
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 Sulindac 150mg Tablet

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 Sulindac 150mg Tablet(Sulindac)
Alcohol and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Sulindac)
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 Sulindac 150mg Tablet(Sulindac)
Tobacco and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Sulindac)
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 Sulindac 150mg Tablet(Sulindac)
Marijuana and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Sulindac)
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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