Microcid Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Microcid Capsule

Microcid Capsule is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, gout, muscle pain and painful periods.

Microcid Capsule side effects

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

How to use Microcid Capsule

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. Microcid Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Microcid Capsule works

Microcid 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).

Microcid Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking indomethacin with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Microcid Capsule 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Microcid Capsule 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.
Driving
Microcid Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Microcid Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Microcid 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
Microcid Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Microcid Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Microcid 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 Microcid 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

Taking Microcid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Microcid

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Joint pain knee pain arm pain her hands are paining .she is also a dibetic patient and her blood presure remains hogh
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please do following Investigation RA factor, S.Uric acid, ESR, CRPTake TAB Microcid-SR twice daily for 3 days
I hv underwent an angioplasty in the last year. I also have hip joint problems on both side. Previously I was taking some calcium supplements and some times painkiller or pain reliever tabs. One of the tab microcid 25 , I was frequently having a dose when the pain was acute. But after angioplasty I stopped all medicines on Osteoporosis. I would like to get an advise, shall I consume microcid 25 if the pains are acute? Is microcid is harmful for heart problems? Pls advise. Thanks PATIENT
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Yes can take n minimal side effects
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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 Microcid is good for gout/ back pain/tooth pain/ headache?

Microcid 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 Microcid safe?

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

Microcid 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
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