Common side effects of microcid
Belly pain or heartburn
Upset stomach. Diarrhea
Serious side effects include heart attack
skin changes (paleness, blisters, rash, and hives)
unusual bleeding (including GI bleeding)
This medicine may raise the chance of heart and blood vessel side effects like heart attack and stroke. If these happen, they can be deadly. The risk of these side effects may be greater if you have heart disease
or risks for heart disease. This medicine may raise the chance of very bad and sometimes deadly stomach or bowel side effects like ulcers or bleeding. The risk is greater in older people. The risk is also greater in people who have had stomach or bowel ulcers or bleeding before. These problems may occur without warning signs.
Talk to your doctor and inform him If you have an allergy to indomethacin or any other part of this medicine (indomethacin capsules), If you have an allergy to aspirin or NSAIDs.if you have any of these health problems: GI (gastrointestinal) bleeding or kidney problems or heart disease or if you are pregnant.
He will weigh the benefits and would revise your treatment.
Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Dr. AJEET SINGH, General & Family Physician