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Inmecin 50mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Inmecin 50mg Capsule helps in relieving moderate pain and reducing fever. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout and ankylosing spondylitis.

Inmecin 50mg Capsule should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or stroke.

Vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and indigestion are some of the common side effects that might be observed on taking this medicine. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Uses of Inmecin Capsule

Side effects of Inmecin Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Inmecin

  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain/epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Vomiting
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Stomach pain/epigastric pain
    Try to get plenty of rest and relax. Putting a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may relieve the stomach pain. It may help if you eat and drink slowly and have smaller and more frequent meals. Reduce your intake of coffee, tea and alcohol as these can make the pain worse. If you are in a lot of pain, speak to your doctor about possible medication. Your doctor may be able to prescribe some over-the-counter medicines to help reduce the pain.
  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Indigestion
    Try taking your medicine with a meal or snack, or shortly after eating. It might help to eat smaller and more frequent meals, and to eat and drink slowly. Avoid foods which can irritate your stomach such as carbonated soft drinks, caffeine, fatty and spicy foods, mints and citrus fruits. Quit smoking and alcohol because they increase the symptoms. Do not eat for 3 or 4 hours before going to bed. Try raising the head of your bed at night or use extra pillows. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about medicines that may help, such as antacids, if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.
  • Coping with Heartburn
    Avoid foods that irritate the stomach such as alcohol, carbonated soft drinks, citrus, coffee, fatty foods or tomatoes. Eat or drink slowly. Eat smaller, more frequent meals. The reason being, large meals fill the stomach and put pressure, causing reflux. Quit smoking if you smoke, lose weight if you are overweight and avoid tight waistbands. Ask your doctor about medicines to treat this condition such as antacids. Do not lie down immediately after eating and wait for at least three hours before lying down after a meal. Raise the head of your bed. Talk to your doctor if your condition does not improve, they may be able to reduce the dosage or switch you to another medicine.
  • Coping with Loss of appetite
    It is important to eat, even if you do not feel like it. You might try switching to smaller meals and frequent snacks. Try eating healthy and nutritious snacks that are high in calories and protein, such as dried fruit and nuts. It is important to drink even if you cannot eat. But, do not fill your stomach with liquid before eating. Eat when you are most hungry. Exercise such as a short walk may also increase your appetite. Talk to your doctor about possible medication or supplements if your condition does not improve.

How to use Inmecin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Inmecin 50mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Inmecin Capsule works

Inmecin 50mg Capsule is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Inmecin 50mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Inmecin 50mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Inmecin 50mg Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Inmecin 50mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Inmecin 50mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Inmecin 50mg Capsule 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Inmecin 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Inmecin 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Inmecin 50mg Capsule to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Inmecin 50mg Capsule as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

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I'm being diagnosed with chickungunya I'm taking doxcef200 and inmecin 25 since 10 days do not have fever but my joints are still paining alot specially legs can u suggest anything?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take mahayograj guggul 2 tab twice, and chandraprabha vati 2 tab twice with water with luke warm water
sir i m suffering from severe migraine and also vomiting i used to take zero grain plus for this problem but currently its not available anywhere near me so what can i substitute it with i am in need of it immediately
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
You may take tab suminat 50mg one tab and tab naxdom for relief However get complete evaluation done by a MD physician or neurologist
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FAQs

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

Q. Is Inmecin is good for gout/ back pain/tooth pain/ headache?

Inmecin 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

Q. Is Inmecin safe?

Inmecin 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

Q. Does Inmecin raise blood pressure/ reduce uric acid levels/ make you sleepy or dizzy/ cause weight gain/ hair loss/ affect birth control?

Inmecin 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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References

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