Please consult your physician before taking any medication. Malival 25mg 30 Caps - indomethacin Generic Name: indomethacin (in doe METH a sin) Brand Names: Indocin, Indocin SR What is indomethacin? Indomethacin is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Indomethacin works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Indomethacin is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, bursitis, or tendinitis. Indomethacin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.