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sulindac

 [sul´in-dak]
a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug, used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, bursitis or tendinitis of the shoulder, and acute attacks of gout or calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease.

sulindac

/sul·in·dac/ (sul-in´dak)
1. a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug, analgesic, and antipyretic, used in treatment of rheumatic disorders.
2. a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug used in the treatment of various rheumatic and nonrheumatic inflammatory disorders.

sulindac

(sə-lĭn′dăk)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used especially in the treatment of arthritis, tendinitis, and bursitis.

sulindac

[sulin′dek]
a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agent.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
contraindications Pregnancy (3rd trimester), lactation, or known hypersensitivity to this drug, aspirin, or nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs prohibits its use. It is used with caution in patients who have upper GI tract disease or impaired renal function.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse reactions are GI upset, peptic ulcer, dizziness, tinnitus, and skin rash.

sulindac

Clinoril® An NSAID that binds to plasma proteins. See NSAIDs.

sulindac

A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). A brand name is Clinoril.

sulindac

non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to control pain and inflammation in rheumatoid disease and other musculoskeletal disorders, including acute gout

sulindac (səlin´dak),

n brand name: Clinoril;
drug class: nonsteroidal antiinflammatory;
action: inhibits prostaglandin synthesis by interfering with cyclooxygenase, an enzyme needed for biosynthesis; possesses analgesic, antiinflammatory, and antipyretic properties;
uses: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid, acute gouty arthrits, tendinitis, bursitis, ankylosing spondylitis.