General English name: Sulindac
Application: Pain and inflammation in rheumatic diseases and other joint and muscle diseases
Solindac Pharmaceutical Forms
Solindac Pharmaceutical Information
Anti-inflammatory painkillers such as Solindac are sometimes called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or simply “anti-inflammatory drugs”. Solindac is used to treat the pain of rheumatoid arthritis and pain caused by other muscle or joint injuries such as gout. This medicine relieves pain and inflammation.
Solindac is known to inhibit cyclo-oxygenase enzymes. It works by blocking the action of cyclooxygenase enzymes. Cyclooxygenase enzymes are involved in the production of chemicals that stimulate the response to the disease, and by blocking the action of cyclooxygenase enzymes, the stimulants are not released. As a result, by blocking the effect of the COX enzyme, less prostaglandins are produced and the symptoms of pain and inflammation in arthritis are reduced.
Dosage and method of taking Solindac
Carefully read the package leaflet before starting treatment with Solindac. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
The dose and amount of Solindac varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. The usual dose of Solindac is 200 mg twice a day.
Eat solindac with food or snacks. Drink plenty of water.
Take this medicine at a certain time of the day so that you do not forget.
If you forget to take your daily dose of Solindac at the appointed time but soon forget to take it; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.
Contraindications to the use of Solindac
Pay attention to the expiration date of this medicine and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.
Never give Solindac to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for drug interactions, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this medication, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Solindac consumption during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.
Impact of Solindak on driving and working with machines
Solindak may confuse or make you drowsy, so make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.
Solindac Drug Interactions
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Some medications that may interact with this drug include: aliscrin, an ACE inhibitor (such as captopril, lisinopril), angiotensin II receptor blockers (such as losartan, valsartan), sidofoir, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), LIT Methotrexate, corticosteroids (such as prednisone), “water pills” (diuretics such as furosemide).
Examples of antiplatelet drugs such as clopidogrel, “blood thinners” such as warfarin, dabigatran, enoxaparin, etc. may increase the risk of bleeding if taken with the following drugs.
Check labels on all your medicines, especially painkillers or antipyretics (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs such as celecoxib, aspirin, ibuprofen), ketorolac (ketorolac) and naproxen), as their ingredients are similar to those of Solin. And it may make the side effects of this drug more severe. If your doctor prescribes low-dose aspirin (usually 81-325 mg per day) to prevent a heart attack or stroke, you should definitely take this medicine. Be sure to talk to your pharmacist about taking this medicine with other medicines. consult.
Special warnings and precautions while taking Solindac
Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking Solindac:
- If you decide to have a baby, if you are pregnant or if you are breast-feeding.
- If you have kidney problems.
- If your blood sugar or cholesterol is high.
- If you are under 18 or over 65 years old.
- If you are a smoker
- If you have heart problems or vascular disorders or if you have poor blood circulation.
- If you have high blood pressure.
- If you have kidney stones.
- If you have ever had a blood clot problem.
- If you have connective tissue diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (an inflammatory disease also called lupus or SLE).
- If you are currently taking certain medications. These include all available medicines, whether prescribed or used by your doctor, such as herbal medicines and supplements.
- If you have ever been allergic to a particular drug.
Side effects of Solindac
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:
Indigestion, heartburn, digestive problems: Remember to take the medicine with food or a glass of milk. If these problems persist, talk to your doctor.
Feeling sick and nauseous: Eat simple foods and plenty of water.
Diarrhea: Drink plenty of water to replenish lost water.
Dizziness and drowsiness: Avoid driving and operating machinery.
Anxiety, mood swings, lack of sleep
Important Note: If you experience any of the following unusual but serious symptoms, stop taking Solindac and contact your doctor immediately for advice:
- If you have any breathing problems such as wheezing, shortness of breath.
- If you have any signs of an allergic reaction such as swelling around the mouth or face or itchy pimples.
- If you have black or bloody stools or vomit blood or have abdominal pain.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of Solindac.
Overuse of Solindac (drug poisoning)
Do not take Solindac more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as severe stomach pain, vomiting, severe drowsiness, loss of consciousness, slow or shallow breathing, shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), contact your doctor immediately. Call the emergency.
Storage conditions of Solindac
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.