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Indocin - is this med I got from the doctor an narcotic?

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22 Jun 2011

No, it is not an opioid or narcotic pain reliever. It is an NSAID or non steroidal anti inflammatory drug. Be sure to take with food to prevent damage to the stomach lining.

Anonymous 22 Jun 2011

Dzoo, sorry, I didn't see you answer when I answered. Von

DzooBaby 22 Jun 2011

No problem. I've done the same MANY times!! lol

Anonymous

22 Jun 2011

ernie21, indocin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, it works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation,

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