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Electrophysiological Findings in Patients Treated with Indomethacin

  • G. Palimeris
  • J. Koliopoulos
  • P. Velissaropoulos
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 24)

Abstract

As an increasing number of drugs are being designed which act with an unknown way to different parts of the metabolism of the human body, one must expect an increase of adverse reactions, especially of the sensitive sensory organs. Indomethacin: (1- (p-chlorobenzoyl) — r methoxy-2 methyl indole-3 acetic acid) Trade name: Indocid (Merck, Sharpe and Dohme), is a synthetic non-steroidal, chemical. It has been widely acclaimed for its anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic and analgesic properties. It has been effective in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid disorders and fibrositis (Boardman and Hart, 1964; Yamada, 1970). Its anti-inflammatory action is less than that of the steroids (Perkins and McFaul, 1965). The daily dose is up to 200 mg. usually about 100 mg.

Keywords

Implicit Time Bioelectrical Activity Electrophysiological Finding Ocular Side Effect White Light Stimulus 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Palimeris
    • 1
  • J. Koliopoulos
    • 1
  • P. Velissaropoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Athens University Eye ClinicAthens-135Greece

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