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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Metrocin.
Metrocin is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in ... View More
Metrocin is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not h... View More
Metrocin may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Metrocin is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metrocin is recommended. However, a regular monitoring of kidney function... View More
Metrocin should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metrocin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Metrocin helps in relieving moderate pain and reducing fever. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, o... View More
Uses of Metrocin
- Pain relief
Side effects of Metrocin
- Stomach pain/epigastric pain
- Loss of appetite
How to use Metrocin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Metrocin is to be taken with food.
How Metrocin works
Metrocin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflamm... View More
- You have been prescribed Metrocin to relieve pain and inflammation.
- Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
- Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney prob... View More
- It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Metrocin as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
- Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
- Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term tre... View More
Rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), gout, acute non-articular rheumatism (bursitis, synovitis... View More
Take with food to avoid gastrointestinal (GI) effects
Oral Inflammatory/Rheumatoid Disorders Immediate release: 25-50 mg PO q8-12hr; not to exceed 200 mg/day Extended release: 75-150 mg/day PO in single ... View More
Inflammatory/Rheumatoid Disorders <2 years: Safety and efficacy not established 2-14 years: 1-2 mg/kg/day PO divided q6-12hr; not to exceed 4 mg/kg/... View More
Indomethacin is contraindicated in patients with ulcer, gastritis, active ulcerative colitis, and should be used with caution in patients with a history... View More
Mode of Action
Indometacin, an indole acetic acid derivative has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic actions. It reversibly inhibits cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 (... View More
Patient w/ known CV disease or risk factors for CV disease, fluid retention, history of GI disease (e.g. bleeding or ulcers), history of mental depressi... View More
>10% Transient renal insufficiency (40%),Jaundice (<15%),Elevated liver function test values (≤15%),Headache (12%) 1-10% Dizziness (3-9%),Dyspepsia... View More
May increase plasma levels of methotrexate. Increased risk of GI bleeding w/ warfarin. May reduce hypotensive effects of hydralazine, furosemide, ?-bloc... View More
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