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Brand Name(s): Indochron E-R; Indocin
CAS n║: 53-86-1
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What is Indomethacin?

Indomethacin is in a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

This medicine is effective in reducing hormones that cause pain, inflammation, and stiffness caused by many conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, tendinitis, and bursitis. It works by inhibiting the production of prostaglandins, molecules known to cause these symptoms.

It is marketed under several brand names, including Indocin«, Indocid«, Indochron E-R« and Indocin-SR«.

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