Definitions for "indomethacin"
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic substance (C19H16ClNO4) prepared synthetically and used for the treatment of pain and arthritis. It blocks prostaglandin biosynthesis. Chemically, it is 1-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-5-methoxy-2-methyl-1H-indole-3-acetic acid.
an analgesic and antiinflammatory drug.
A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is a COX 1 AND COX 2 inhibitor. Essentially, it is a very strong analgesic. While it is a very strong medicine and should not be taken for minor aches and pains, a typical oral dose of Indomethacin has proven as efficient as 600mg Aspirin in pain treatment.