Definition of "indomethacin" [in•do•meth•a•cin]

  • (noun) A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic drug, C19H16ClNO4, used especially in the treatment of some forms of arthritis.

Use "indomethacin" in a sentence

  • "Once gout is diagnosed, the acute outbreak is usually treated by anti-inflammitants such as indomethacin, or any number of newer brands."
  • "To treat an attack of gouty arthritis, your doctor usually will begin by prescribing a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), such as indomethacin (Indocin), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin and others) or naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn and others)."
  • "He also gave me prescriptions for industrial-strength naproxen, indomethacin, and another muscle relaxant, tizanidine, to try as new rescue meds."

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