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It's important to be aware of sulindac's precautions and warnings, including side effects or complications that may occur. Sulindac may cause high blood pressure, vision problems, or a severe rash. Warnings with this medication also extend to people who have an active bleeding condition; have an allergic reaction, hives, or asthma in response to aspirin or other NSAIDs; and women in their third trimester of pregnancy.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Sulindac?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking sulindac (Clinoril®) if you have:
 
Let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Drink alcohol frequently
  • Smoke
  • Are having or have recently had heart surgery.
     
Also, tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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