|Generic Indocin should be taken with food or an antacid, and with a full glass of water. Never take Generic Indocin on an empty stomach.
Take Generic Indocin exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
If you are using Generic Indocin for arthritis, it should be taken regularly.
Generic Indocin SR capsules should be swallowed whole, not crushed or broken.
Do not lie down for about 20 to 30 minutes after taking Generic Indocin. This helps prevent irritation that could lead to trouble in swallowing.
Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis
The usual dose of Generic Indocin is 25 milligrams 2 or 3 times a day, increasing to a total daily Generic Indocin dose of 150 to 200 milligrams. Your doctor should monitor you carefully for side effects when you are taking Generic Indocin.
Your doctor may prescribe a single daily 75-milligram capsule of Generic Indocin SR in place of regular Generic Indocin.
Bursitis or Tendonitis
The usual dose of Generic Indocin is 75 to 150 milligrams daily divided into 3 to 4 small doses for 1 to 2 weeks, until symptoms disappear.
Acute Gouty Arthritis
The usual dose of Generic Indocin is 50 milligrams 3 times a day until pain is reduced to a tolerable level (usually 3 to 5 days). Your doctor will advise you when to stop taking Generic Indocin for this condition. Keep him informed of its effects on your symptoms.
The safety and effectiveness of Generic Indocin have not been established in children less than 14 years of age. However, your doctor may decide that the benefits of Generic Indocin outweigh any potential risks.
Your doctor will adjust the Generic Indocin dosage as needed.
If you miss an Generic Indocin dose
If you miss a dose of Generic Indocin, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose of Generic Indocin, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses of Generic Indocin.
Generic Indocin Overdose
Generic Indocin if taken in excess can lead to serious consequences. If you suspect an Generic Indocin overdose seek medical attention immediately.
Symptoms of Generic Indocin overdose include
- intense headache
- mental confusion
- tingling or pins and needles
Generic Indocin Storage instructions
Keep Generic Indocin out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.
Store Generic Indocin at room temperature below 30 degrees C (86 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused amount of Generic Indocin after the expiration date.
Preparations of Generic Indocin: Capsules - 25mg, 50mg, SR 75mg