from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic drug, C19H16ClNO4, used especially in the treatment of some forms of arthritis.
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- n. A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug commonly used to reduce fever, pain, stiffness, and swelling, having chemical formula C19H16ClNO4.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic substance (C19H16ClNO4) prepared synthetically and used for the treatment of pain and arthritis. It blocks prostaglandin biosynthesis. Chemically, it is 1-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-5-methoxy-2-methyl-1H-indole-3-acetic acid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Indocin)
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).
She received 24 hours of intravenous antibiotics and oral medication (indomethacin) to prevent preterm contractions.
He also gave me prescriptions for industrial-strength naproxen, indomethacin, and another muscle relaxant, tizanidine, to try as new rescue meds.
I had found an independent pharmacy that filled my indomethacin prescription and considered asking the people there about possible drug interactions.
"Exacerbation of psoriasis induced by indomethacin."
As long as we're Pharma bashing, today the Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against the maker of IV indomethacin for buying out the only competing drug in the class so they could keep the price at $500/vial.
* Prostaglandin inhibitors naproxen and indomethacin
These muscle relaxants tocolytics include nifedipine, terbutaline sulfate, magnesium sulfate, and indomethacin.
New Paltz, N.Y. Yes — and the same warning applies to other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), including naproxen (Aleve and generic) and the prescription drugs celecoxib (Celebrex) and indomethacin (Indocin and generic).