Buy Indometacin Capsules Online in the UK
With intensely painful and disabling inflammatory arthritis, gout flares often affect one joint but can also affect two or more. In a gout flare, therapy aims to quickly and safely end pain and incapacity. Without treatment, the gout flare typically goes away completely in a matter of days to weeks, especially in cases of early illness. Nevertheless, anti-inflammatory medicine treatment speeds up the improvement of symptoms.
Upon successfully treating a gout flare you are said to have entered a symptom-free (interval, intercritical, or between flares) period. The majority of patients, however, have flares again and again; with more frequent episodes, flares may be more severe and longer, consequently shortening asymptomatic periods.
Gout Therapy with Indometacin:
Indometacin often referred to as indomethacin, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is frequently used as a medicine to treat inflammation-related fever, pain, stiffness, and oedema. It functions by preventing the creation of prostaglandins, the endogenous signalling molecules that are responsible for these symptoms. This is achieved by blocking the enzyme cyclooxygenase, which catalyses the formation of prostaglandins.
This medication is only suitable for short-term relief of Gout only therefore, longer-term sufferers should also visit their GP.
Indometacin was granted a patent in 1961 and received medical approval in 1963. (1) It is listed as one of the essential medicines by the World Health Organisation (WHO). (2) It received more than 800,000 prescriptions in 2020, ranking it as the 320th most popular medication prescribed in the United States of America. (3)
The manufacturer of the product supplied may vary.
Please read the patient information leaflet that is provided with the product.
For acute gouty arthritis:
Adults - 25mg - 50 mg, two to three times daily. Your doctor may decrease your dose as needed.
You can take this medicine with or after food.
Possible Indometacin Side Effects
- Mild headache
- Continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
- trouble with concentrating
- difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
- hearing loss
- loss of interest or pleasure
- feeling sad or empty
- a general feeling of discomfort or illness
- trouble with speaking
- bloated or full feeling
- changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
- excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
- sensation of spinning
- passing gas
- trouble sleeping
- the feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
- involuntary muscle movements
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.