drug is indicated for the treatment of arthritis, gout, spondylitis, back pain and joint pain, myalgia, neuralgia, rheumatism, inflammation of the tissues and joints.The indications for admission are diseases of upper respiratory tract infection-inflammatory, as well as cystitis, adnexitis, prostatitis.The drug is used in some surgical interventions (cataract). «Indomethacin" comes in the form of tablets, gel and ointment for external use, vials for i / m injections and suppositories for rectal use.

Drug Usage "Indomethacin»

Tablets "Indomethacin" taken after meals.The initial dose is 25 mg 2-3 times a day.When there is no response, the dosage may be increased to 50 mg three times a day.The maximum daily dose of "Indomethacin" is 200 mg.

«Indomethacin" take a long time.After achieving the clini
cal effect of the drug used in the original or reduced dosage for a further 4 weeks.The maximum dose for prolonged use is 75 mg per day.

Intramuscularly "Indomethacin" administered for the relief and treatment of acute exacerbations of states dosage of 60 mg 1-2 times a day.Duration of injection is 7-14 days.Further, the drug is taken orally or rectally.Dosage during maintenance therapy is 50-100 mg tablets - 1 time a day at bedtime.

Candles "Indomethacin" used rectally (through the introduction of the rectum).The drug is used two times daily - one suppository dose 50 or 100 mg.Treatment suppositories can be combined with taking pills "Indomethacin".The total drug dose in different forms and should not exceed 200 mg per day.

gel and ointment "Indomethacin" rub a thin layer to the affected area.Adults use extruded from a tube strip formulation 4-5 cm long, children over 14 years - the length of 2-2.5 cm. Gels and ointment applied 2-3 times a day.


drug is contraindicated in ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and kidney disease, heart failure, severe pancreatitis, impaired hematopoiesis, elevated pressure and the presence of allergic reactions to components of the medication.The drug is not prescribed for persons under 14 years, pregnant and lactating women.The use of suppositories is contraindicated in proctitis and recent bleeding from the rectum.

Side effects

Reception "Indomethacin" can cause allergic and anaphylactic reactions, asthma, pulmonary edema.The drug can cause nausea, vomiting, pain in the stomach, gastritis, as well as dizziness, drowsiness, convulsions, headache, muscle weakness, sleep disturbances, arrhythmias, and increased pressure. When receiving "Indomethacin" is recommended to give up driving, because the drug can cause drowsiness.


The drug has a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect, it helps to eliminate even the strongest pain.Effective with osteochondrosis, sprains, bruises, artiritah, neuralgia and other inflammatory diseases.It helps with painful menstruation.

Among the shortcomings observed side effects that occur quite often in the form of allergic reactions, nausea and a severe headache.If there are significant side effects of drug use should be discontinued.Take "Indomethacin" recommended only after consulting with your doctor.