Sulindac is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Sulindac works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Sulindac is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by conditions such as arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, tendinitis, bursitis, and gout.
Cardiovascular side effects have included palpitations and congestive heart failure, especially in patients with marginal cardiac function. Elevated blood pressure has also been reported.
Sulindac should be used cautiously if the patient suffers from an arrhythmia.
- Sulindac Information for Consumers
- Sulindac Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Sulindac (detailed)
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