Generic Name: Sulindac
Product Name: Clinoril
Sulindac is used to relieve pain and inflammation in the following conditions
Other conditions where pain is due to inflammation
Sulindac 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
The effects of Sulindac last for a long period of time which means it only has to be given once or twice a day to be effective
The usual daily dose ranges from 200 to 400 mg/day and may be given once daily or in two divided doses.
If taken once daily, Sulindac should be taken in the evening.
Doses greater than 400 mg/day are not recommended.
In cases of acute gouty arthritis treatment will usually last for seven days
Common side effects
Salt and fluid retention
High blood pressure
Loss of appetite
Uncommon side effects
High potassium levels
Kidney function impairment
Ulceration of the oesophagus
For further information talk to your doctor.