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PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

INDOCID® 100MG SUPPOSITORIES
(indometacin)

Your medicine is available using the name Indocid 100mg
Suppositories but will be referred to as Indocid Suppositories
throughout this leaflet.

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you
start taking this medicine.






Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or
pharmacist.
This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not
pass it on to others. It may harm them even if their
signs of illness are the same as yours.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or
pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not
listed in this leaflet. See section 4.

In this leaflet:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

What Indocid Suppositories are and what they are used
for
Before you use Indocid Suppositories
How to use Indocid Suppositories
Possible side effects
How to store Indocid Suppositories
Contents of the pack and other information

1. What Indocid Suppositories are and what
they are used for
Indocid Suppositories contain the active ingredient
indomethacin.
This belongs to a group of medicines known as ‘non-steroidal
anti-inflammatory agents’ or NSAlDs. These work by reducing
the body’s ability to produce Inflammation, which may cause
pain and discomfort.
Your doctor has prescribed Indocid Suppositories for you
because you are suffering from one of the following:

Rheumatoid arthritis (disease mainly of the joints).

Osteoarthritis (disease of the joints).

Ankylosing spondylitis (a form of arthritis which mainly
affects the back).

Pain, inflammation, and swelling following orthopaedic
surgery.

Musculoskeletal disorders (muscles and bone disorders).

Period pain.

Low back pain.

Disease of the hip joint.

Acute gouty arthritis (a form of arthritis in which crystals
build up in the joints).

2. Before you use Indocid Suppositories
Do not use Indocid Suppositories








If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to indomethacin or
any of the other ingredients in Indocid Suppositories (for
example, if you have experienced breathing difficulties,
skin rashes which look like nettle rash, or a runny nose)
or if you are hypersensitive to aspirin or another nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine. A full list of the
ingredients is in section 6 – Contents of the pack and
other information.
If you have a peptic ulcer (ulcer in your stomach or
duodenum) or bleeding in your stomach, or have had
two episodes of peptic ulcers, stomach bleeding or
perforation.
If you are suffering from inflammation of the rectum
causing soreness, bleeding and sometimes a discharge
of mucus and/or pus from your anus.
If you have polyps (soft fleshy swellings that grow inside
the nose) in your nose, associated with itching, nettle
rash, wheezing, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue
and/or throat or difficulties in swallowing or breathing.

Take special care with Indocid Suppositories








If you are epileptic
If you have Parkinson’s disease
If you have a psychiatric problem
If you have heart disease, high blood pressure or have a
tendency for fluid retention
If you are being treated for infection or you have a fever
If you know you suffer from asthma, digestive tract,
liver or kidney disease, diabetes or heart failure
If you have a problem with your blood clotting





If you are having blood tests, make sure that the doctor
doing them knows that you are taking Indocid
Suppositories
If you have rheumatoid arthritis your doctor may want
to examine your eyes at intervals during your treatment
with Indocid Suppositories. You should see your doctor if
you notice any change in your vision

Risk of heart attack or stroke

Medicines such as Indocid Suppositories may be associated
with a small increased risk of heart attack (‘Myocardial
Infarction’) or stroke. Any risk is likely with high doses and
prolonged treatment. Do not exceed the recommended dose
or duration of treatment. You might be at risk of these
conditions (for example If you have high blood pressure,
diabetes or high cholesterol or are a smoker) you should
discuss your treatment with your doctor or pharmacist.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the
following:

Aspirin or similar medicines.

Other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines
including diflunisal.

Anticoagulants, which thin the blood.

A medicine for gout called probenecid.

Methotrexate, a drug used in the treatment of cancer,
severe skin disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

Cyclosporin, a drug used to prevent the body from
rejecting a recent organ or bone-marrow transplant, and
to treat severe skin disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

Lithium for treatment of mental disorders.

Diuretics (water tablets).

Cardiac glycosides, such as digoxin, medicines used in
the treatment of congestive heart failure and certain
alterations of heart rhythm.

Antihypertensive medicines for the treatment of high
blood pressure.

A nasal decongestant called phenylpropanolamine
usually found in over-the-counter cold relief
preparations.

Corticosteroid drugs, including anti-inflammatory and
replacement therapies.

Mifepristone, a treatment used in emergency for
termination of pregnancy.

Antibiotics from the quinolone group of antibiotics.

Pregnancy and Breast-feeding

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this
medicine. If you are pregnant or planning to become
pregnant or if you are breast-feeding, Indocid Suppositories
may make it more difficult to become pregnant. You should
inform your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant or
if you have problems becoming pregnant.

Driving and using machines

Indocid Suppositories can cause headaches, dizziness,
drowsiness and visual disturbances in some people. If this
happens to you, avoid activities which require you to be alert;
for example, driving a car and operating machinery.

3. How to use Indocid Suppositories
Always use Indocid Suppositories exactly as your doctor has
told you.
You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are
not sure.

If you use more Indocid Suppositories than you
should

If you use too many suppositories by mistake or someone
else accidentally uses your suppositories, contact your doctor
immediately or go to the nearest casualty department.

If you forget to use Indocid Suppositories

If you forget to take the suppository, take it as soon as you
remember. If it is nearly time for your next dose, just carry
on with the next dose as normal. Do not use an extra
suppository to make up for forgotten doses.

If you stop using Indocid Suppositories

You should use Indocid Suppositories for as long as your
doctor tells you to. It may be dangerous to stop using them
without your doctor’s advice.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Indocid Suppositories can cause side
effects although not everybody gets them.

If you experience an allergic reaction, STOP TAKING
the medicine and seek immediate medical help:
Symptoms of allergic reactions are:









If you suffer from any of the following at any time
during your treatment STOP TAKING the medicine
and seek immediate medical help:








Other side effects include:
Problems with the central nervous system:




Dosage:

Page 1 of 2

Indigestion or heartburn
Abdominal pain (pains in your stomach) or other
abnormal stomach symptoms.

Medicines such as Indocid Suppositories may be
associated with a small increased risk of heart attack
(‘Myocardial Infarction’) or stroke.

They are to be placed in the rectum (back passage). Empty
your bowels (if necessary) before use. Remove the
suppository from the foil and, lying on your back or your side
with your knees bent up, push the suppository- pointed end
first - up into your back passage. Lie still for a minute or so,
and then wash your hands. The suppository should remain in
place and dissolve completely.
The amount you use will depend upon your condition.

Not recommended for use in children.

Pass blood in your faeces (stools/motions)
Pass black tarry stools
Vomit any blood or dark particles that look like coffee
grounds
Inflammation of the pancreas, symptoms may include
severe upper stomach pain, often with nausea and
vomiting.

STOP TAKING the medicine and tell your doctor if
you experience:

Suppositories must not be taken by the mouth.

The usual adult dosage is one suppository to be inserted into
the rectum once or twice a day. One should be used at
bedtime and if another is necessary it should be used in the
morning.

Itching;
Rashes;
Sensitivity to sunlight;
Loss of hair; swollen face, lips, tongue and throat;
Difficulty in breathing and swallowing; inflammation of
blood or lymph glands (lymph glands are all over the
body but are noticeable in the neck and armpit when
swollen as bean shaped);
Severe light headedness or dizziness due to a rapid fall
in blood pressure;
The allergic reaction may include problems with the
liver, kidneys or blood cells (see below for liver, kidney
and blood problems).

Headache, dizziness, light-headedness, depression,
vertigo (sensation that things around you are moving)
and tiredness (including feeling unwell and listlessness).
Reactions reported infrequently include anxiety,
confusion, fainting, drowsiness, fits, coma, peripheral
neuropathy which may be experienced as loss of
sensation, numbness, tingling, and pricking sensations,
sensitivity to touch, or muscle weakness, involuntary
muscle movements, sleeplessness, hallucinations
(seeing or hearing things that are not there), mental
disorders including a loss of personal identity. Rarely,
pins and needles, speech problems, worsening of
epilepsy and parkinsonism symptoms (symptoms that
mimic those of Parkinson’s disease such as tremor or
abnormal movements). If these side effects are severe
you may need to stop treatment with this medicine. You
should talk to your doctor.

Problems with the digestive system:




The most frequent reactions are nausea, loss of
appetite, vomiting, trapped wind, constipation, and
diarrhoea.
Reactions reported infrequently include inflammation of
the mouth and stomach, wind, narrowing and/or
obstruction of the intestines which may be seen as a
swollen abdomen, and vomiting.

Liver disorders:


Rarely, inflammation of the liver and jaundice,
symptoms of which may be yellowing of the eyes and
skin.

Heart and kidney disorders:




High or low blood pressure, abnormal heartbeat, chest
pain, palpitations, heart failure, kidney problems which
can lead to water retention, reduction in the amount of
urine passed, protein and blood in the urine, increased
levels of urea in the blood.
These changes in urine and blood composition would
normally be picked up in urine or blood tests.

Blood disorders:


Infrequently, blood disorders which are usually detected
in blood tests, but may be seen as pale skin, tiredness,
fever, sore throat and mouth, small red spots on the
skin, bruising or prolonged bleeding after Injury. Blood
disorders such as leucopenia and anaemia may be seen
with symptoms of severe chills, mouth ulcers, headache,
shortness of breath and dizziness.

Eye disorders:


Infrequently, blurred vision, double vision, pain in the
eye and other visual disturbances.

Problems with the ear:


Ringing in the ears and other hearing disturbances,
including deafness rarely.

Other side effects:








Bleeding from the vagina in women;
Increased levels of sugar in the blood, sugar in the
urine, high levels of potassium in the blood, which are
generally diagnosed by laboratory tests;
Flushing and sweating;
Bleeding from the nose;
Breast changes including enlargement and tenderness in
men and women;
Ulcers in the lining of the mouth.

Side effects associated with the use of Indocid
Suppositories


Bleeding, inflammation, burning pain, discomfort, itching
or the feeling of a full back passage.

Laboratory tests

Misleading results have been seen with patients having a
Dexamethasone suppression test (DST) while using this
medicine.

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
You can also report side effects directly via the
Yellow Card Scheme. Website: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects, you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.

6. Contents of the pack and other
information
What Indocid Suppositories contain

The active ingredient in Indocid Suppositories is Indometacin.
Each Indocid suppository contains 100mg of Indometacin.
Also contains: butylated hydroxyanisole (E320) and
butylated hydroxytoluene (E321) and other ingredients.

What Indocid Suppositories look like and contents
of the pack

The suppositories are bullet-shaped, semi-solid and white
which are packed individually in plastic cavities or aluminium
blisters.
Indocid Suppositories are available in pack sizes of 12.

Manufacturer

Your medicine is manufactured by:
Iroko Products Ltd., One Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8HQ, UK.
Procured from within the EU and repackaged by:
Doncaster Pharmaceuticals Group Ltd., Kirk Sandall,
Doncaster, DN3 1QR.
Product Licence holder:
Landmark Pharma Ltd., 7 Regents Drive, Prudhoe,
Northumberland, NE42 6PX.
PL No: 21828/0396

POM

Latest revision date and reference: 28.02.17
Indocid® is a registered trademark of Merck Sharp & Dohme
Corp.

Blind or partially sighted?
Is this leaflet hard to see or
read?
Call 00 44 1302 365000
(Regulatory)
Please be ready to give the
following information:
Product name: Indocid
100mg Suppositories
Reference No: 21828/0396

5. How to store Indocid Suppositories
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use Indocid Suppositories after the expiry date which
is stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day
of that month.
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original container. Protect from light and
moisture.
If your doctor tells you to stop using the suppositories, please
take them back to the pharmacist for safe disposal. Only keep
the suppositories if your doctor tells you to.
If your suppositories appear to be discoloured or show any
other signs of deterioration, please return to your pharmacist
who will advise you further.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or
household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of
medicines no longer required. These measures will help to
protect the environment.

Page 2 of 2

PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

INDOMETACIN 100MG SUPPOSITORIES
Your medicine is available using the name Indometacin 100mg
Suppositories but will be referred to as Indometacin Suppositories
throughout this leaflet.

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you
start taking this medicine.






Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or
pharmacist.
This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not
pass it on to others. It may harm them even if their
signs of illness are the same as yours.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or
pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not
listed in this leaflet. See section 4.

In this leaflet:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

What Indometacin Suppositories are and what they are
used for
Before you use Indometacin Suppositories
How to use Indometacin Suppositories
Possible side effects
How to store Indometacin Suppositories
Contents of the pack and other information

1. What Indometacin Suppositories are and
what they are used for
Indometacin Suppositories contain the active ingredient
indomethacin.
This belongs to a group of medicines known as ‘non-steroidal
anti-inflammatory agents’ or NSAlDs. These work by reducing
the body’s ability to produce Inflammation, which may cause
pain and discomfort.
Your doctor has prescribed Indometacin Suppositories for you
because you are suffering from one of the following:

Rheumatoid arthritis (disease mainly of the joints).

Osteoarthritis (disease of the joints).

Ankylosing spondylitis (a form of arthritis which mainly
affects the back).

Pain, inflammation, and swelling following orthopaedic
surgery.

Musculoskeletal disorders (muscles and bone disorders).

Period pain.

Low back pain.

Disease of the hip joint.

Acute gouty arthritis (a form of arthritis in which crystals
build up in the joints).

2. Before you use Indometacin Suppositories
Do not use Indometacin Suppositories








If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to indomethacin or
any of the other ingredients in Indometacin
Suppositories (for example, if you have experienced
breathing difficulties, skin rashes which look like nettle
rash, or a runny nose) or if you are hypersensitive to
aspirin or another non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
medicine. A full list of the ingredients is in section 6 –
Contents of the pack and other information.
If you have a peptic ulcer (ulcer in your stomach or
duodenum) or bleeding in your stomach, or have had
two episodes of peptic ulcers, stomach bleeding or
perforation.
If you are suffering from inflammation of the rectum
causing soreness, bleeding and sometimes a discharge
of mucus and/or pus from your anus.
If you have polyps (soft fleshy swellings that grow inside
the nose) in your nose, associated with itching, nettle
rash, wheezing, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue
and/or throat or difficulties in swallowing or breathing.

Take special care with Indometacin Suppositories








If you are epileptic
If you have Parkinson’s disease
If you have a psychiatric problem
If you have heart disease, high blood pressure or have a
tendency for fluid retention
If you are being treated for infection or you have a fever
If you know you suffer from asthma, digestive tract,
liver or kidney disease, diabetes or heart failure
If you have a problem with your blood clotting





If you are having blood tests, make sure that the doctor
doing them knows that you are taking Indometacin
Suppositories
If you have rheumatoid arthritis your doctor may want
to examine your eyes at intervals during your treatment
with Indometacin Suppositories. You should see your
doctor if you notice any change in your vision

Risk of heart attack or stroke

Medicines such as Indometacin Suppositories may be
associated with a small increased risk of heart attack
(‘Myocardial Infarction’) or stroke. Any risk is likely with high
doses and prolonged treatment. Do not exceed the
recommended dose or duration of treatment. You might be at
risk of these conditions (for example If you have high blood
pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol or are a smoker) you
should discuss your treatment with your doctor or
pharmacist.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the
following:

Aspirin or similar medicines.

Other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines
including diflunisal.

Anticoagulants, which thin the blood.

A medicine for gout called probenecid.

Methotrexate, a drug used in the treatment of cancer,
severe skin disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

Cyclosporin, a drug used to prevent the body from
rejecting a recent organ or bone-marrow transplant, and
to treat severe skin disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

Lithium for treatment of mental disorders.

Diuretics (water tablets).

Cardiac glycosides, such as digoxin, medicines used in
the treatment of congestive heart failure and certain
alterations of heart rhythm.

Antihypertensive medicines for the treatment of high
blood pressure.

A nasal decongestant called phenylpropanolamine
usually found in over-the-counter cold relief
preparations.

Corticosteroid drugs, including anti-inflammatory and
replacement therapies.

Mifepristone, a treatment used in emergency for
termination of pregnancy.

Antibiotics from the quinolone group of antibiotics.

Pregnancy and Breast-feeding

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this
medicine. If you are pregnant or planning to become
pregnant or if you are breast-feeding, Indometacin
Suppositories may make it more difficult to become pregnant.
You should inform your doctor if you are planning to become
pregnant or if you have problems becoming pregnant.

If you use more Indometacin Suppositories than
you should

If you use too many suppositories by mistake or someone
else accidentally uses your suppositories, contact your doctor
immediately or go to the nearest casualty department.

If you forget to use Indometacin Suppositories

If you forget to take the suppository, take it as soon as you
remember. If it is nearly time for your next dose, just carry
on with the next dose as normal. Do not use an extra
suppository to make up for forgotten doses.

If you stop using Indometacin Suppositories

You should use Indometacin Suppositories for as long as your
doctor tells you to. It may be dangerous to stop using them
without your doctor’s advice.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Indometacin Suppositories can cause side
effects although not everybody gets them.

If you experience an allergic reaction, STOP TAKING
the medicine and seek immediate medical help:
Symptoms of allergic reactions are:









Itching;
Rashes;
Sensitivity to sunlight;
Loss of hair; swollen face, lips, tongue and throat;
Difficulty in breathing and swallowing; inflammation of
blood or lymph glands (lymph glands are all over the
body but are noticeable in the neck and armpit when
swollen as bean shaped);
Severe light headedness or dizziness due to a rapid fall
in blood pressure;
The allergic reaction may include problems with the
liver, kidneys or blood cells (see below for liver, kidney
and blood problems).

If you suffer from any of the following at any time
during your treatment STOP TAKING the medicine
and seek immediate medical help:





Pass blood in your faeces (stools/motions)
Pass black tarry stools
Vomit any blood or dark particles that look like coffee
grounds
Inflammation of the pancreas, symptoms may include
severe upper stomach pain, often with nausea and
vomiting.

STOP TAKING the medicine and tell your doctor if
you experience:



Driving and using machines

Indigestion or heartburn
Abdominal pain (pains in your stomach) or other
abnormal stomach symptoms.

Indometacin Suppositories can cause headaches, dizziness,
drowsiness and visual disturbances in some people. If this
happens to you, avoid activities which require you to be alert;
for example, driving a car and operating machinery.

Medicines such as Indometacin Suppositories may be
associated with a small increased risk of heart attack
(‘Myocardial Infarction’) or stroke.

3. How to use Indometacin Suppositories

Other side effects include:
Problems with the central nervous system:

Always use Indometacin Suppositories exactly as your doctor
has told you.



You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are
not sure.



Suppositories must not be taken by the mouth.
They are to be placed in the rectum (back passage). Empty
your bowels (if necessary) before use. Remove the
suppository from the foil and, lying on your back or your side
with your knees bent up, push the suppository- pointed end
first - up into your back passage. Lie still for a minute or so,
and then wash your hands. The suppository should remain in
place and dissolve completely.
The amount you use will depend upon your condition.

Dosage:

The usual adult dosage is one suppository to be inserted into
the rectum once or twice a day. One should be used at
bedtime and if another is necessary it should be used in the
morning.
Not recommended for use in children.

Page 1 of 2

Headache, dizziness, light-headedness, depression,
vertigo (sensation that things around you are moving)
and tiredness (including feeling unwell and listlessness).
Reactions reported infrequently include anxiety,
confusion, fainting, drowsiness, fits, coma, peripheral
neuropathy which may be experienced as loss of
sensation, numbness, tingling, and pricking sensations,
sensitivity to touch, or muscle weakness, involuntary
muscle movements, sleeplessness, hallucinations
(seeing or hearing things that are not there), mental
disorders including a loss of personal identity. Rarely,
pins and needles, speech problems, worsening of
epilepsy and parkinsonism symptoms (symptoms that
mimic those of Parkinson’s disease such as tremor or
abnormal movements). If these side effects are severe
you may need to stop treatment with this medicine. You
should talk to your doctor.

Problems with the digestive system:




The most frequent reactions are nausea, loss of
appetite, vomiting, trapped wind, constipation, and
diarrhoea.
Reactions reported infrequently include inflammation of
the mouth and stomach, wind, narrowing and/or
obstruction of the intestines which may be seen as a
swollen abdomen, and vomiting.

Liver disorders:


Rarely, inflammation of the liver and jaundice,
symptoms of which may be yellowing of the eyes and
skin.

Heart and kidney disorders:




High or low blood pressure, abnormal heartbeat, chest
pain, palpitations, heart failure, kidney problems which
can lead to water retention, reduction in the amount of
urine passed, protein and blood in the urine, increased
levels of urea in the blood.
These changes in urine and blood composition would
normally be picked up in urine or blood tests.

Blood disorders:


Infrequently, blood disorders which are usually detected
in blood tests, but may be seen as pale skin, tiredness,
fever, sore throat and mouth, small red spots on the
skin, bruising or prolonged bleeding after Injury. Blood
disorders such as leucopenia and anaemia may be seen
with symptoms of severe chills, mouth ulcers, headache,
shortness of breath and dizziness.

Eye disorders:


Infrequently, blurred vision, double vision, pain in the
eye and other visual disturbances.

Problems with the ear:


Ringing in the ears and other hearing disturbances,
including deafness rarely.

Other side effects:








Bleeding from the vagina in women;
Increased levels of sugar in the blood, sugar in the
urine, high levels of potassium in the blood, which are
generally diagnosed by laboratory tests;
Flushing and sweating;
Bleeding from the nose;
Breast changes including enlargement and tenderness in
men and women;
Ulcers in the lining of the mouth.

Side effects associated with the use of Indometacin
Suppositories


Bleeding, inflammation, burning pain, discomfort, itching
or the feeling of a full back passage.

Laboratory tests

Misleading results have been seen with patients having a
Dexamethasone suppression test (DST) while using this
medicine.

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
You can also report side effects directly via the
Yellow Card Scheme. Website: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.

6. Contents of the pack and other
information
What Indometacin Suppositories contain

The active ingredient in Indometacin Suppositories is
Indometacin. Each Indometacin suppository contains 100mg
of Indometacin.
Also contains: butylated hydroxyanisole (E320) and
butylated hydroxytoluene (E321) and other ingredients.

What Indometacin Suppositories look like and
contents of the pack

The suppositories are bullet-shaped, semi-solid and white
which are packed individually in plastic cavities or aluminium
blisters.
Indometacin Suppositories are available in pack sizes of 12.

Manufacturer

Your medicine is manufactured by:
Iroko Products Ltd., One Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8HQ, UK.
Procured from within the EU and repackaged by:
Doncaster Pharmaceuticals Group Ltd., Kirk Sandall,
Doncaster, DN3 1QR.
Product Licence holder:
Landmark Pharma Ltd., 7 Regents Drive, Prudhoe,
Northumberland, NE42 6PX.
PL No: 21828/0396

POM

Latest revision date and reference: 28.02.17

Blind or partially sighted?
Is this leaflet hard to see or
read?
Call 00 44 1302 365000
(Regulatory)
Please be ready to give the
following information:
Product name: Indometacin
100mg Suppositories
Reference No: 21828/0396

By reporting side effects, you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.

5. How to store Indometacin Suppositories
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use Indometacin Suppositories after the expiry date
which is stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the
last day of that month.
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original container. Protect from light and
moisture.
If your doctor tells you to stop using the suppositories, please
take them back to the pharmacist for safe disposal. Only keep
the suppositories if your doctor tells you to.
If your suppositories appear to be discoloured or show any
other signs of deterioration, please return to your pharmacist
who will advise you further.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or
household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of
medicines no longer required. These measures will help to
protect the environment.

Page 2 of 2

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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