Tolmetin Oral Capsule 400Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Tolmetin: Oral capsule (400mg)

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What is this Medicine?

TOLMETIN (TOLE met in) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Tolectin DS: Oral capsule (400mg)
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Tolmetin Sodium 400mg Capsule

NDC: 000932075
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)/juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Tolmetin Sodium 400mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Tolmetin Sodium 400mg Capsule

Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hole In Intestines Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Optic Nerve Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Serum Sickness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Visual Impairment Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
11.0%*
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 Tolmetin Sodium 400mg Capsule

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.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Tolmetin Sodium 400mg Capsule(Tolmetin Sodium)
Food and Tolmetin Sodium(Tolmetin Sodium)
The amount of Tolmetin that gets into your body is lower when taken with Food or milk. Try to take Tolmetin on an empty stomach with a glass of water. If Tolmetin bothers your stomach, you may take an antacid containing magnesium or aluminum hydroxide. Do not take a sodium bicarbonate-containing antacid. Sodium Bicarbonate is found in some antacids.
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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