Taking Indomethacin With Other Drugs

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The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur if indomethacin is combined with any of the substances listed above.
 
ACE Inhibitors
Combining indomethacin with an ACE inhibitor can increase the risk of kidney problems, especially in people who already have kidney problems, and can decrease the effectiveness of the ACE inhibitor for lowering blood pressure.
 
ARBs
Combining indomethacin with an ARB can increase the risk of kidney problems, especially in people who already have kidney problems, and can decrease the effectiveness of the ARB for lowering blood pressure.
 
Beta Blockers
Combining indomethacin with a beta blocker may interfere with the beta blocker's ability to lower blood pressure. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Bile Acid Sequestrants
Bile acid sequestrants can bind to indomethacin in the digestive tract and delay its absorption into the body. To avoid this drug interaction, indomethacin should be taken at least one hour before or four to six hours after the bile acid sequestrant has been taken.
 
Corticosteroids
Using corticosteroids with indomethacin can increase the risk of bleeding. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor you more closely or adjust your dose of these drugs.
 
Cyclosporine
Indomethacin may increase the level of cyclosporine in the blood, increasing the risk of serious cyclosporine side effects. In addition, this combination may increase the risk of kidney damage. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
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