Indometacin capsules belong to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
These medicines are pain killers which reduce swelling.
Indometacin capsules are for:
- inflammatory diseases of the joints such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and degenerative hip disease
- pain and stiffness in the backbone (ankylosing spondylitis)
- sprains and strains (acute muscle and bone disorders)
- lower back pain
- pain and swelling following muscle or bone surgery
- period pain
Source: Patient Information Leaflet