Ducaine Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by suppressing the production of chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause inflammation (redness and swelling), fever and pain.
Taking indomethacin with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ducaine Tablet 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.
Ducaine Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
Human 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.
Ducaine Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Ducaine Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ducaine Tablet 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.
Ducaine Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ducaine Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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
Ducaine 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
Ducaine 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
Ducaine 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.