Does Anyone Need to Avoid Sulindac?

Who Should Not Take Sulindac?

You should not take sulindac if you:
 
  • Are allergic to sulindac, Clinoril, or any inactive components used in making the medicines. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have an active bleeding condition, such as a stomach ulcer or bleeding within the head.
  • Have an allergic reaction, hives, or asthma that is caused by aspirin or other NSAIDs.
  • Are having or have recently had coronary bypass graft surgery (often known as open heart surgery, bypass surgery, or just CABG).
  • Are in the third trimester of pregnancy or nursing.
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which sulindac should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting sulindac. However, it is possible that not all precautions and warnings were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about any specific ones that may apply to you.
 
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