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indomethacin for Cluster Headaches: I've been taking indomethacin at the onset of headache along with twice a day doses of Topamax. The combination works well to control my cluster headaches and I only have them about every other month now.
indomethacin for Gout, Acute: Gout is a very painful and debillitating condition and my doctor said it should be treated with high initial dose as soon as possible. So I take two or three 50mg capsules followed by two more in five hours then one or two in an additional five hours and -- the gout is out! As a bonus all other minor aches and pains go away as well. Wonderful ....no kidding!
indomethacin for Gout, Acute: I experienced my second bout of gout, in my right foot. I Was eating a lot of foods with a lot of protein, so be cautious everyone don't eat foods with a lot of protein. Like chicken, beans, lot's of meats. So when my right foot flared up, I went to see my doc. She told me it was from eating to much protein in my diet, so she prescribed me indomethacin 50mg three times daily. Within two days, my foot started feeling better. Within two weeks the gout cleared up. I would recommend this medication, to anyone with gout, or severe gout. Best of luck, I hope this helps someone.
indomethacin for Ankylosing Spondylitis: Worked 100% for a few months. Slowly felt the hip/back pain coming back. Thought I could just increase the amount of exercise. Just walked 11 hours non-stop at a relay for life event yesterday.
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indomethacin for Cluster Headaches: Prescribed 50mg indomethacin daily for Cluster Headaches along with 180mg Verapamil. While the Verapamil dosage seemed completely ineffective, the Indomethacin was almost completely successful at eliminating onset of headaches (nominally 4-5 times per day). Changed dosage to 25mg Indomethacin morning and evening, which was slightly less effective as the medication seemed to wear off in about 7-8 hrs.
indomethacin for Gout, Acute: Indomethacin for Gout, Acute: I have had acute attacks of gout in my right foot. So painful a sheet laying on my foot would be intolerable. If taken at the FIRST sign of pain, and not letting it get full blown I can cut the cycle off quickly (1 day). I also have shoulder pain in both shoulders. If I take Indomethacin every 3-4 days or so (1 75 mg capsule) I can eliminate this pain as well. Light headedness for about 8 hours is sometimes a side effect but nothing more.
Almost my experience exactly. Took 1 75 mg capsule @ 7 am, another @ 11 am, feeling light headed, but pain is largely gone. Can walk "normal" again. The first several times I took, never really noticed the light headedness...becoming more pronounced now. No pain though!
indomethacin for Tendonitis: AMAZING! I took my first dose at 3pm and a second at 9:30pm and as of right now (1am) I have zero pain in my finger. I've been unable to do the easiest of tasks like make a bed, open a cap on a drink etc. I can make a closed fist with no pain at all. I'm so happy! I have a few more weeks on Indomethacin I hope it lasts. I'll write another review then! SO excited I can have my life back!
Indocin (indomethacin) for Gout, Acute: This medicine took the pain away very quickly, but then I had ringing in my ear which was very annoying. I stopped taking because I could not take this side effect.
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indomethacin for Pain: 50 yo and 1st time taking indomethacin for a bone infection, works great, strong fast acting, sometimes it leaves me with a buzzed sleepy feeling which I enjoyed. The whole body ACHE /PAIN is gone. My wife took one and she said her knee pain was gone.
Indocin (indomethacin) for Pain: I would like to say that I went to the E.R and they couldn't find out why I was having the chest pains also PE (pulmonary embolism) had been ruled out. Every time I took a breath it was so painful they were giving me morphine every hour the pain would not subside, so I went to my primary care physician and he diagnosed me with pleurisy which is a inflammation of the lining of your lungs so he prescribed Indocin for me and after one day I started getting serious relief.
Indocin (indomethacin) for Back Pain: I have battled with scoliosis for 15 years and have been given all kinds of nsaids to help with the pain..This was the most recent and it has done nothing for the pain I'm experiencing.
indomethacin for Back Pain: For back pain, this is the Cadillac. Fast acting, low cost, no side effects for either me or my wife. Most often used for lower back pain, usually of unknown cause. We start to use it after 1 day of pain that doesn't go away. Never need to use it for more than 2 days; often works within several hours. Always taken with a meal. ABSOLUTELY no side effects. Works when even the most expensive prescribed medications don't.
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Indocin (indomethacin) for Pain: I can not longer use Imitrex or related drugs for migraine pain due to heart issues. In searching for an alternative migraine treatment, my doctor prescribed Indocin. Alone Indocin can't relieve migraine pain, but combined with Midrin, I get relief. I'm in the midst of weekly migraines. They had been reduced with Midrin, but still lasted days. Now, combining the two, I can break the migraine cycle.
Indocin SR (indomethacin) for Tendonitis: I have a lot of inflammation relief with Indocin. The problem is that I can only take it every other day. I am 37 and very active, train Brazillian Jiu Jitsu 2 days a week. Get tendinitis in my shoulders easy. I would recommend this medicine.
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