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(The side effects listed below are NOT a complete list of possible side effects of Indocin. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of side effects with you.)
As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with Indocin. However, not everyone who takes the medicine will experience side effects. When people do develop side effects though, in many cases they are minor, meaning that they require no treatment or are easily treated by the patient or healthcare provider.
Common side effects with Indocin include:
  • Headache
  • Heartburn or indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Nausea, with or without vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain (or stomach pain)
  • Constipation
  • Spinning sensation (vertigo)
  • Excessive tiredness
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Swelling.
Less common but serious side effects include:
These possible serious side effects are associated with NSAIDs in general and can lead to life-threatening complications or even loss of life.
(Click Indocin Side Effects to learn more about specific side effects of Indocin, including information about serious side effects that may occur.)
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