Donica 75mg Capsule SR

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Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Donica 75mg Capsule SR

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
85.8
₹8.58/Capsule SR
10 capsule sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Donica Capsule SR

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Uses of Donica Capsule SR

Donica 75mg Capsule SR is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
It is also used to close patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants.
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Side effects of Donica Capsule SR

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Epigastric pain, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Donica Capsule SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Donica 75mg Capsule SR with food.

How Donica Capsule SR works

Donica 75mg capsule sr is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Donica Capsule SR

Expert advice for Donica Capsule SR

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Donica can raise a risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Donica 75mg Capsule SR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking indomethacin with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Donica 75mg Capsule SR is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Donica 75mg Capsule SR is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Donica 75mg Capsule SR may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or af
fect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
SAFE
Donica 75mg Capsule SR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Donica 75mg Capsule SR is recommended.

However, a regular monitoring of kidney function test and potassium levels is advised while you are taking this medicine. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Donica 75mg Capsule SR should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Donica 75mg Capsule SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Genticyn 80mg Injection, Acmacin 100mg Injection, Amicom 250mg Injection, Biklin 250mg Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Donica 75mg Capsule SR

Frequently asked questions for Indomethacin

Q. Is indomethacin an antibiotic/steroid/ OTC drug/ addictive/ a blood thinner/ contain sulfa/ contain aspirin?
No, indomethacin is not an antibiotic nor a steroid. It does not contain sulfur or aspirin. It is not an OTC drug. It is not a blood thinner, but it may enhance the effect of anticoagulants (blood thinners). It can be an addictive drug for some people, and this is why you should ensure regularly check up with your doctor
Donica is primarily used to treat chronic inflammatory disorder that typically affects the joints in your hands and feet. It can be used for gout and back pain. It is not choice of drug for tooth pain and headach
Donica is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is indomethacin stronger than ibuprofen/ naproxen?
Indomethacin and ibuprofen/ naproxen belong to same category of drugs and are equally effective and safe. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. What is Indocap SR/ is it a pain killer?
Indocap SR is a brand name for indomethacin. It is a pain killer
Q. Can I take naproxen/ Colcrys or colchicine/ Aleve/ paracetamol/ Tylenol/ Tramadol/ Allopurinol /Advil/ ibuprofen/ Vicodin/ hydrocodone/ Percocet/ Coudamin/ aspirin/ percocet+B5879?
Yes, you can take indomethacin with Colcrys or colchicine/ Aleve/ paracetamol/ Tylenol/Tramadol/ Allopurinol / Percocet/ Hydrocodone. You should avoid taking indomethacin with naproxen, ibuprofen or Advil, Coudamin, aspirin, because these drugs interact with indomethaci
Donica doesn't affect birth control, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. It may cause common side effects such as dizziness, uncommon like high blood pressure, drowsiness (feeling sleepy) and rare side effects like hair loss, weight gain, reduce uric acid level. Please contact your doctor for advice if you experience them.
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