) is a prescription medicine used to treat pain, inflammation, fever, swelling, and stiffness. It is part of a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs
It is manufactured by Merck & Co.
Indocin has been licensed for the relief of:
Indocin is not a cure for arthritis
, nor does it slow the progression of arthritis.
Indocin and other NSAIDs are thought to work by inhibiting the action of certain hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. These hormones are called prostaglandins.