Active Ingredient(s): Indomethacin
FDA Approved: * June 10, 1965
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Arthritis

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Indocin Overview

Indometacin, also known as indomethacin, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used as a prescription medication to reduce fever, pain, stiffness, and swelling from inflammation. It works by inhibiting the production of prostaglandins, endogenous signaling molecules known to cause these symptoms. It does this by inhibiting cyclooxygenase, an enzyme that catalyzes the production of prostaglandins.[1][2] It was patented in 1961 and approved fo...

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## what is endocin? ## I had an extreme reaction to this med. My throat closed. Was for muscle spasm and inflammation. ## Indocin is a name brand for Indomethacin. It is not used for muscle spasms though, this is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it will only help with inflammation and the aches and pains caused from it. It is frequently prescribed for Rheumatoid Arthritis and similar conditions. Here's the link to the drug monograph if you would like more information: ## ENDOCIN IS ALSO USED TO TREAT GOUT


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 20mg, 25mg, 40mg, 50mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 75mg
  • Injection: 1mg, 1mg/vial
  • Suppository: 50mg
  • Suspension: 25mg/5ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Indocin: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 42211-101 Indocin 25 mg/5ml Oral Suspension by Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 42211-102 Indocin 50 mg/1 Rectal Suppository by Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 67386-511 Indocin 1 mg/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Lundbeck Inc.
  • 69344-101 Indocin 25 mg/5ml Oral Suspension by Egalet Us Inc.
  • 69344-102 Indocin 50 mg Rectal Suppository by Egalet Us Inc.

Other drugs which contain Indomethacin or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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works extremely well for gout or arthritis joint pain and inflammation - suppositories unfortunately work best rather th... 1 reply