The uses of Daclin include: Sulindac is used to reduce pain, swelling, and joint stiffness from arthritis. It is also used to treat arthritis of the spine, gouty arthritis, and shoulder bursitis/tendonitis. This medication is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
DACLIN is indicated for acute or long-term use in the treatment of the following:
4.Periarticular diseases such as acute painful shoulder (acute
subacromial bursitis/supraspinatus tendonitis) and
5.Acute gouty arthritis
6.Painful low back syndrome (low back pain, commonly
referred to as lumbago).
Dosage and Administration:
DACLIN is available for administration as yellow tablets containing 100 mg or 200 mg sulindac.
DACLIN should be administered twice a day. Dosage should be adjusted to the severity of the disease.
The usual daily dosage of DACLIN is 400 mg per day. However, the dosage may be lowered depending on the response. Dosages above 400 mg per day are not recommended.
In acute gouty arthritis therapy for 7 days is usually adequate.
DACLIN when administered orally should be taken with fluids or food.
Caution must be taken with dosage in the elderly and in patients with liver and/or renal impairment.
The propensity of NSAIs to interact with other medicines may influence the treatment of other conditions.