Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)
- It fights inflammation and pain, lowers fever and thins the blood.
- It is used in adults for the short-term treatment of acute pain in osteoarthritis, certain inflammations (tendonitis, bursitis, acute painful shoulder), arthritis (including gout) and severe sciatica;
- It is the specific treatment of certain headaches:
- Some exertional headaches and coughs.
- Paroxysmal hemicrania for which this is the specific treatment.
Contraindications of the drug INDOCID
This medicine should not be used in the following cases:
- History of gastrointestinal bleeding during previous treatment with NSAIDs, including aspirin;
stomach or duodenal ulcer, history of recurrent digestive ulcer or bleeding;
- Severe liver failure;
- Severe kidney failure;
- Severe heart failure;
- Child under 15;
- Inflammation or recent bleeding from the rectum (suppository);
- Pregnancy (from the 6 th month).
Possible side effects of the drug INDOCID
The most common side effects are digestive:
- Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating, constipation, gastritis, aggravation of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.
Headache (which may require discontinuation of treatment), dizziness, fatigue.
- Ulcer of the stomach or duodenum, haemorrhage of the digestive tract, most often during high dose treatment;
- Allergic reaction: rash, itching, edema, asthma;
- Mental confusion, sleep disturbances, nervous disorders, tingling of the extremities, worsening of epilepsy or Parkinson's disease;vision or hearing disturbances;
- Arterial hypertension, palpitations, chest pain ...;
- Abnormal blood count, increased transaminases, hyperkalaemia.
Suppositories can also cause local irritation: itching, burning sensation, bleeding.