ABOUT THE DRUG:
Indocap 25mg belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or (NSAIDs). The medicines are mainly used as pain killers and also to reduce swelling.
USES OF THE DRUG:
The medicine is used for:
Stiffness and pain in the backbone
Inflammatory diseases of the joints such as osteoarthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis and degenerative hip disease
Strains and sprains
Lower back pain
Swelling and pain following bone or muscle surgery
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
The medicine works by blocking production of certain natural substances in the body that causes inflammation. This helps in decreasing pain and swelling.
Indo Cap 25 mg is manufactured by Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Limited. The drugs are available on our website under various pack sizes. To buy Indo Cap 25 mg online visit 24x7pharma.com
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Indo Cap 25 mg
DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:
Are in the third trimester of your pregnancy
Are allergic to indometacin or any other ingredients of the medicine
Have nasal obstruction
Have a history of bleeding in your intestine or stomach in the past
Suffer with angioneurotic oedema
Are allergic to ibuprofen , aspirin or other NSAIDs
Are a child unless otherwise prescribed by our doctor
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
Have a history of blood pressure or congestive heart failure
Have a mental health problem
Have a blood clotting or bleeding disorder
Have Parkinson?s Disease
Have any kidney, liver or heart problem
Have peripheral arterial disease
Have a history of gastrointestinal diseases such as crohns disease and ulcerative colitis
Have systemic lupus erythematosus
Are elderly and if you have had stomach ulcers in the past
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Initially a dose of 25 mg two to three times a day may be given for a certain period of time depending on your condition. If the situation worsens then the dose may be increased gradually. The maximum dose that can be taken on any particular day is 200mg. Your doctor will decide on the dose that you need to follow after understanding the severity of your condition.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is to be taken with or after food with the help of water. It is also advisable to take antacids along with the medicine so as to avoid any indigestion and also to reduce any side effects on intestines and stomach.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
The duration for which the medicine needs to be taken depends on your condition. Some time it may take up to 4 weeks to show its full benefits for example in the case of arthritis. If the medicine is taken on a need basis it is advisable to take it at the first sign of pain and not wait to take the medicine till the pain worsens as the medication may not work very well then.
In case of overdose you must contact emergency medical care immediately. Some of the symptoms of overdose include headache, bleeding in the stomach or intestines, feeling or being sick, stomach pain, diarrhoea, excitement, disorientation, drowsiness, coma, ringing or buzzing in the ears, dizziness, fits or seizures, fainting, kidney or liver failure.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember provided it is not near to your next dose. Do not take double dose to cover for the missed dose at any time.
SIDE EFFECTS OF INDOCAP 25MG:
• Stomach Upset
• Dizziness Or Drowsiness
• Weight Gain
• Swelling Of The Hands Or Feet
• Hearing Changes
• Mental/Mood Changes
• Unusual Tiredness
• Difficult/Painful Swallowing
• Unexplained Stiff Neck
• Change In The Amount Of Urine
• Any Symptoms Of Liver Damage
• Persistent Nausea Severe Stomach/Abdominal Pain
• Loss Of Appetite
• Yellowing Eyes Or Skin
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
Some of the medicines which may interact with the drug and change how it works and increase the chance of side effects are:
ACE inhibitors such as lisinopril and captopril
Angiotensin II receptor blockers such as losartan and valsartan
Corticosteroids such as prednisone
It is best to tell your doctor about the current medicines that you are taking so as to avoid any drug interaction.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not take alcohol or tobacco when using this medicine as it may increase the chance of stomach bleeding.
The medicine may make you feel drowsy or dizzy. Hence it is advisable to be careful while doing any activity that requires alertness.
The medicine may make you more sensitive to sun. Hence, prolong exposure to sun is not recommended. Use protective clothing and also sunscreens when you step out in the sun.
Caution should be exercised when the drug is taken by someone elderly as they become more sensitive to side effects especially kidney problems and stomach bleeding.
The medicine is to be stored properly in a cool and dry place away from moisture and away from the reach of children.
The medicine should not be shared with anyone even if the person is having the same symptoms.