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Acemetacin
Indications/Uses
RA, OA, ankylosing spondylitis, acute gout.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 cap once daily. Acute symptom 2 cap once daily. Acute gout 1 cap bid, max 5 days.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to indomethacin. Active peptic ulcer or GI bleeding, blood coagulation disorder. Pregnancy, lactation, childn <16 yr.
Special Precautions
Peptic or duodenal ulcer, renal or hepatic dysfunction, HTN, heart disease, asthma, skin rashes. Monitor renal & hepatic function & blood counts if long-term treatment. Hypersensitivity to NSAIDs. Aggravation of psychiatric disorders, epilepsy or parkinsonism may occur.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, GI perforation & hemorrhage, indigestion, diarrhoea & constipation, bloating, anorexia, blood in sputum, mouth sores, edema, HTN, pruritus, urticaria, erythema, skin rash, headache, dizziness, vertigo, insomnia, thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, reduced Hb levels, lesion on the liver, pancreatitis, increased blood sugar, kidney damage.
Drug Interactions
Aspirin or other salicylates, diflunisal, probenecid, phenytoin, lithium, triamterene, ACE inhibitors, haloperidol, methotrexate, anticoagulants, thiazides, furosemide, cyclosporin, triamterene.
ATC Classification
M01AB11 - acemetacin ; Belongs to the class of acetic acid derivatives and related substances of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Aceo cap 90 mg
Packing/Price
500's
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