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Is etodolac used for treating fibromyalgia?

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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 from nsaids. Most "fibro" is misdiagnosed and is most likely a form of myofascial soft-tissue pain stemming from primary injury or secondary issues like arthritis. True fibromyalgia doesn't respond well to nsaids.

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