Indo-A 100 mg Suppository
Indo-A 100 (Indometacin) is a non-steroidal drug with antiinflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic properties. It is a potent inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis. Indo-A 100 (Indometacin) is rapidly absorbed when it is given in the form of suppository.
INDO-A 100: Each suppository contains Indometacin BP 100 mg.
● Rheumatoid arthritis
● Ankylosing spondylitis
● Acute painful shoulder (bursitis and /or tendinitis)
● Acute gouty arthritis
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Adult: By rectum in suppositories, 100 mg at night and in the morning if required.
Child: Not recommended.
OR AS DIRECTED BY THE PHYSICIAN.
Gastro-intestinal disturbances (including diarrhoea), headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, gastro-intestinal ulceration and bleeding are common side effects of
Indometacin. Suppositories may cause rectal irritation or occasional bleeding.
● Hypersensitivity to this drug
● Active peptic ulceration
● Recurrent indigestion
● History of sensitivity to aspirin or other NSAIDs.
● Suppositories should not be used in patients with rectal bleeding or proctitis.
● Pregnancy and lactation.
Caution to be taken in the patients with renal, cardiac, or hepatic impairment. Indometacin suppository should be used with caution in patients with psychiatric problems, epilepsy or parkinsonism since the drug may aggravate these conditions.
Use in pregnancy and lactation
Indometacin exhibits interaction with anticoagulants, diuretics, lithium, antihypertensive drugs, sulfonylureas.
INDO-A 100: Each box contains 2 × 5 suppositories in blister pack.