Ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis: 20 mg/day as a single or in divided doses as necessary.
Pain and inflammation - 0.5% gel: apply to the affected area 3-4 times/day.
Adverse drug reactions
: edema, CHF, HTN, syncope, tachycardia; anorexia, abdominal pain, constipation, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, esophagitis, gastritis, hematemesis, melena, confusion, depression, dream abnormalities, drowsiness, insomnia, nervousness, paresthesia, somnolence, pruritus, desquamation.
Adapted from CIMS Drug Information System. Internet. Accessed on January 10, 2016.