Musculoskeletal and joint disorders. Initial: 25 mg bid or tid. Increase if necessary by 25-50 mg at wkly intervals to 150-200 mg/day.
Acute gout 150-200 mg/day in divided doses.
Dysmenorrhea 75 mg/day.
Musculoskeletal and joint disorders - supp: 100 mg inserted at night and repeated in the morning if necessary.
Inhibition of intraoperative miosis: 4 drops 1 day pre-op and 4 drops 3 hr pre-op.
Prophylaxis and reduction of post-op ocular inflammation: 1 drop 4-6 times/day.
Post-photorefractive keratectomy pain: 1 drop 4 times/day for a few days post-op.
Adverse drug reactions
: CHF, chest pain, arrhythmia, palpitations, HTN, pulmonary HTN, GI disturbances, headache, tinnitus, ataxia, tremor, dizziness, insomnia, vertigo, confusion, psychiatric disturbances.
Adapted from CIMS Drug Information System. Internet. Accessed on January 10, 2016.