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Arthrexin

Generic Name: Indomethacin
Product Name: Arthrexin

Indication of Arthrexin

Indomethacin is used in the symptomatic treatment of

-Rheumatoid arthritis
-Osteoarthritis
-Acute gout
-Ankylosing spondylitis
-Dysmenorrhoea
-Any pain due to inflammation
-Pain following orthopaedic surgery

Action of Arthrexin

Indomethacin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs relieve pain and inflammation by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins, which have an important involvement in the production of inflammation, pain and fever in the body

Dose advice of Arthrexin

Adults
50–200 mg per day given orally or rectally in 2–4 divided doses

Children
1–4 mg/kg per day given orally or rectally in 2–4 divided doses

Schedule of Arthrexin

S4

Common side effects of Arthrexin

-Vertigo
-Nausea
-Heartburn
-Stomach ulcers
-Diarrhoea
-Headache
-Dizziness
-Salt and fluid retention
-High blood pressure
-Constipation
-Flatulence
-Loss of appetite
-Stomach cramps

Uncommon side effects of Arthrexin

-High potassium levels
-Kidney function impairment
-Confusion
-Asthma
-Rash
-Ulceration of the oesophagus
-Heart failure

 

For further information talk to your doctor.

Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 22 July, 2003


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