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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



indomethacin  listen  (IN-doh-MEH-thuh-sin)

  A drug that reduces pain, fever, swelling, and redness. It is also being used to reduce tumor-induced suppression of the immune system and to increase the effectiveness of anticancer drugs. It is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).