Indomethacin is used in order to reduce physical discomforts such as swelling, stiffness that are usually caused by osteoarthritis which is a a breakdown of the joint’s lining. Indomethacin gout treatment can be also used to treat and dramatically reduce pain that is caused by the swelling of the spine joints’ lining. Another discomfort that is treated by indomethacin gout treatment is the inflammation of tissue connecting to the shoulder joint. There are different ways in which this treatment is marketed. Indomethacin gout treatment can be used as tablets, immediate-release capsules, suppositories and even in a suspension form, all of these for the treatment of the symptoms of acute gouty arthritis. This discomfort is caused when the joints become full of different substances. Indomethacin gout treatment suppresses the production of substances that cause pain, inflammation and even fever within the body.
When indomethacin gout treatment comes in the form of a capsule or an long acting extended-release capsule or a suspension it can be taken orally or by the mouth. These can be taken no more than four times per day or as prescribed by a physician. However, the extended-release capsule should only be taken twice a day. The suppository is only meant for anal or rectal application. Food should be consumed whenever this capsules are taken. It is recommended that the capsules be taken right after a person is done eating. A regular schedule should be kept, the capsules should be taken everyday at the same time.
Doctor’s orders should take precedence over any write up or information found about indomethacin gout treatment. All of the doctor’s orders or directions should be followed and if the patient has any questions about indomethacin gout treatment, a physician should be consulted first. In order for the treatment to work, patients should take the recommended dose as prescribed by the physician.
It is also recommended that patients intake indomethacin gout treatment capsules whole. They should not be chewed, cut in half or crushed for intake. If indomethacin gout treatment is taken in the form of a suspension, it should be shaken before it is taken and should be mixed evenly in order to work properly. It is normal for physicians to change the dose of medication at anytime during the treatment. A doctor might start with a low dosage of indomethacin gout treatment and the dosage might increase, but the increase should not be done more than once within the period of a week. There might be some cases in which the physician might actually decrease the dosage of indomethacin gout treatment once symptoms are under control.
People who take suppositories should follow the following procedure. The wrapper should be removed and the suppository should be dipped in water. The patient should lie down on the left or right side of their body and raise the right knee or left knee. A right handed person must lie on the left side and raise the right knee. The suppository should be inserted into the rectum about 1 inch using a finger. This should be held in place for a short period of time. Once 15 minutes have passed, the patient should stand up and hands should be washed. It is recommended that no bowel movement should be had for at least an hour in order to keep the suppository in place.