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Indocin is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat moderate to severe ankylosing spondylitis. Indocin is also referred to by its drug name, indomethacin.

Indocin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs help reduce fever, pain, and inflammation. Indocin is believed to work by inhibiting the production of chemicals that promote inflammation and blood-clot formation in the body.

How do I take it?
Indocin is generally taken two or three times a day.

Indocin comes in capsule and suppository forms.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Indocin lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, nausea, stomach upset, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, and abdominal pain.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Indocin include stroke, heart attack, and gastrointestinal bleeding.

For more details about this treatment, visit:

Indocin — RxList

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) for Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA) — Cochrane

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