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Etodolac vs naproxen

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Etodolac: Etodolac tablets, capsules, and extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used to relieve pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness caused by osteoar... Read More
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Etodolac: Prescribed for: Etodolac is used for the treatment of inflammation and pain caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid ar... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Etodolac: Treats pain caused by arthritis and other medical problems. This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid).
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Etodolac: Non steroidal anti inflammatory drug (NSAID) for pain, fever & inflammation treatment. Works by lowering prostaglandin levels by inhibiting its synthe... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Etodolac: Etodolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication that is used to treat pain, fever & inflammation. It is specifically indicated for treatme... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
Not usually: Etodolac is an antiinflammatory medication. I have not found that this class of medications is particularly useful for fibromyalgia.
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Pain Management 36 years experience
NSAID: Etodolac (lodine) is a non-steroidal anti-inflmmatory agent used for many things inflammed. Any soft-tissue pain = myofascial symptom, can benefit fro... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Lodine (etodolac) SR: Etodolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication that is used to treat pain, fever & inflammation. It is specifically indicated for treatment o... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Can be: Some people respond well with etodolac.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Pain/swelling: It is a non- steroidal antiinflammatory mediciation: use with caution.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Moran
Pain Management 20 years experience
NSAID: Naproxen is one medicine of a group of medicines known as nsaids which means non steroidal anti inflammatory medicine. It is used for inflammation pa... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 30 years experience
I hope: i hope that you didn't take all 10 at once! You should only take 1 every 12 hrs - taking it more frequently increases your risk of kidney damage and ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
It could help: One must be cautious with all nsaid's as potentially they all can have side effects. In the category of nsaid's Naproxen is one of the safer ones.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
Pain Management 20 years experience
Dermatographia: Probably not. Treatment is usually anti-histamine medications. Best to talk to your doctor and see when they think you can take Naproxen or if you can... Read More
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