what is rothacin for? What are the side affects?

Question (Posted on :  22 Mar 2009 )


what is rothacin for? What are the side affects?

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 22 Mar 2009 )


Hi,Rothacin contains indomethacin which is anti inflammatory in action.It is used for spondylitis,Arthritis, goutyarthritis, osteoarthritis etc.,The common side effects encountered are GI upsets, hyperglycaemia,psychiatric disturbances,dizziness.


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