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Indocin IV

Indocin® I.V.
(indomethacin) for Injection Sterile

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Sterile INDOCIN® I.V. (indomethacin for injection) for intravenous administration is lyophilized indomethacin for injection. Each vial contains indomethacin for injection equivalent to 1 mg indomethacin as a white to yellow lyophilized powder or plug. Variations in the size of the lyophilized plug and the intensity of color have no relationship to the quality or amount of indomethacin present in the vial.

Indomethacin for injection is designated chemically as 1-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-5-methoxy-2-methyl-1H-indole-3-acetic acid, sodium salt, trihydrate. Its molecular weight is 433.82. Its empirical formula is C19H15ClNNaO4•3H2O and its structural formula is:

Indocin®I.V.
   (indomethacin) Structural Formula Illustration

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/11/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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