Indomethacin (Agila) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) indometacin. On this page you will find out more about Indomethacin (Agila), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: indometacin
Over 65 years of age?
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Information for medicine and pack size:
Indomethacin (Agila) 1 mg powder for injection, 3 vials
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
INDOMETHACIN IV MYLAN is indicated for the closure of patent ductus arteriosus in premature babies. Clear-cut clinical evidence of a haemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus should be present, such as respiratory distress, a continuous murmur, a hyperactive precordium, cardiomegaly and pulmonary plethora on chest x-ray. This product should only be used in a hospital under supervision of a specialist neonatologist.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Indomethacin for Injection 1 mg/vial is a white to yellow lyophilized powder (or plug)|
|Dosage Form||Injection, powder for|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
3 vials: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Light,Protect from Moisture|
|Life time||18 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.