Musculoskeletal & arthritic
disorders : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), including juvenile RA,
osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, lumbago, gout degenerative joint
disease of the hip, inflammatory, pain & swelling following orthopedic
surgery or dental procedures; pain symptoms of primary dysmenorrhea.
Adult Oral 50 mg to
a max of 200 mg daily in divided doses taken with food, milk or antacid.
Children > 2 years 2
mg/kg/day in divided doses two-three times daily. Increase weekly as
required. Max daily dosage : 150-200 mg/day or 4 mg/kg/day, whichever is
Asthmatic attacks, urticaria or
rhinitis precipitated by aspirin or other NSAIDs; active peptic ulcer or
history of gastrointestinal (GI) ulceration. Use of suppository not
recommended in patients with history of proctitis or renal bleeding.
Pregnancy, lactation, hypersensitivity to any component.
Elderly. In case of persistent
headache, dizziness or light-headedness or GI bleeding, discontinue therapy.
Psychiatric disturbances ( including patients on lithium), epilepsy or
parkinsonism, cardiac dysfunction, hypertension or renal impairment. May
mask signs & symptoms of infection. Hyperkalemia with or without renal
impairment has occurred. Suppository may cause tenesmus & irritation of
GI upsets, headache, dizziness,
vertigo, somnolence, depression, fatigue & tinnitus.
Diflunisal or salicylates,
methotrexate & probenecid.
Cap 25 mg x 100's, 500's.
Supp 100 mg x 5's, 25's.
Indocid-R Cap 75 mg x 100's.