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Indomethacin (By injection)

Indomethacin (in-doe-METH-a-sin)

Used in premature babies born with heart disease such as patent ductus arteriosus.

Brand Name(s):

Indomethacin Novaplus, PremierPro Rx Indomethacin

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

Your child should not receive this medicine if he or she has had an allergic reaction to indomethacin, or if your child has an untreated infection, kidney problems, or certain intestinal problems or bleeding problems. Your child should not receive this medicine if he or she has congenital heart disease such as pulmonary atresia, severe tetralogy of Fallot, or severe coarctation of the aorta.

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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