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Indomethacin (Indometacin) Summary

Description: A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID) that inhibits the enzyme cyclooxygenase necessary for the formation of prostaglandins and other autacoids. It also inhibits the motility of polymorphonuclear leukocytes.

Also Known As: Indometacin; Amuno; Indocin; Indocid; Indomet 140; Indomethacin Hydrochloride; Metindol; Osmosin; Hydrochloride, Indomethacin; 1H-Indole-3-acetic acid, 1-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-5-methoxy-2-methyl-

Networked: 7863 relevant articles (590 outcomes, 958 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Indomethacin is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 66 outcomes 62 studies in 386 results
  2. Ulcer : 42 outcomes 43 studies in 563 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 34 outcomes 54 studies in 447 results
  4. Patent Ductus Arteriosus : 30 outcomes 69 studies in 459 results
  5. Inflammation : 30 outcomes 48 studies in 463 results
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Drugs Related to Indomethacin

  1. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
  2. Ibuprofen (Motrin)
  3. Diclofenac (SR 38)
  4. Naproxen (Naprosyn)
  5. Dinoprostone (PGE2)
  6. Prostaglandin-Endoperoxide Synthases (Cyclooxygenase)
  7. Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol)
  8. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)
  9. Flurbiprofen (Froben)
  10. Piroxicam (Feldene)
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Therapies Related to Indomethacin

  1. Arthroplasty
  2. Oral Administration
  3. Radiotherapy
  4. Ligation
  5. Immunotherapy
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