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Clinoril Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Sulindac belongs to a group of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used to treats pain and inflammation that are associated with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and gouty arthritis, as well as bursitis and tendinitis.

Clinoril Dosage

  • For the treatment of Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, the usual starting dosage is 150 milligrams 2 times a day.
  • For the treatment of Acute Gouty Arthritis or Arthritic Shoulder and Joint Condition, the usual starting dosage is 400 milligrams daily and you should be taken in doses of 200 milligrams 2 times a day.

Uses of Clinoril

  • Sulindac is used to reduce the pain, inflammation, and stiffness that may be caused by rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, tendinitis and bursitis.

Side Effects of Clinoril

Before taken Clinoril medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Clinoril. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Rash

Warnings and precautions before taking Clinoril:

  • This drug should be used with extra caution if you have kidney or liver disease. Because it may cause liver inflammation in some people.
  • You should not take aspirin or any other anti-inflammatory medications while you are taking Clinoril, especially if you have asthma.
  • If you are using this medicine, then it may cause vision problems. If you experience a change in your vision, then you should inform your doctor.
  • If you have heart disease or high blood pressure, then it may cause water retention. So you should be used this drug with extra caution.

Drug Interaction :-If you are taking Clinoril with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Clinoril with the following:

  • Aspirin
  • Blood thinners such as Coumadin
  • Cyclosporine
  • Diflunisal
  • Lithium
  • Methotrexate
  • Oral diabetes medications

After taken Clinoril if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Clinoril overdose include

  • Coma
  • Low blood pressure
  • Reduced output of urine
  • Stupor

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