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Please describe the medication: etodolac?

Please describe the medication: etodolac?

Etodolac: Etodolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication that is used to treat pain, fever & inflammation. It is specifically indicated for treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It's brand name is Lodine (etodolac) sr. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Etodolac (Definition)

Etodolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication that is used to treat pain, fever & inflammation. It is specifically indicated for treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It's brand name ...Read more


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Wht is the medication LODINE (etodolac) used for?

Wht is the medication LODINE (etodolac) used for?

Arthritis: Lodine (etodolac) is an anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used for arthritis. Think of it like a prescription strength Ibuprofen/Advil. ...Read more

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Can etodolac be used for pain?

Can etodolac be used for pain?

Etodolac: Prescribed for: Etodolac is used for the treatment of inflammation and pain caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. It is also used for treating soft tissue injuries, such as tendinitis and bursitis, and the treatment of menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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What is etodolac 400mg used for?

What is etodolac 400mg used for?

NSAID: Etodolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication that is used to treat pain, fever & inflammation. It is specifically indicated for treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if lodine (etodolac) works on your pain?

Can you tell me if lodine (etodolac) works on your pain?

No: No, iodine doesn't treat pain. But if it works for you, go for it! Be healthy! ...Read more

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Will there be negative consequences to taking etodolac and ecstasy at the same time?

Yes: Mdma is dangerous and the end result is death. Get help immediately before it hurts you, but even more so, your loved ones who care about you. Think of the trauma it will cause the people you love most. ...Read more

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Is etodolac used for treating fibromyalgia?

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. ...Read more

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What's the prescription etodolac?

Lodine (etodolac) SR: Etodolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication that is used to treat pain, fever & inflammation. It is specifically indicated for treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It's brand name is Lodine (etodolac) sr. ...Read more

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Lodine (etodolac) XL tabs side effects?

Stomach upset: Etodolac can cause nausea, vomitting, abdominal pain, rash, headache, dizziness, and fluid retention. The most serious side effect, though not common, is GI bleeding. It is similar to other antiinflammatories. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lodine (etodolac) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Lodine (etodolac) overdose?

Lodine overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. "Symptoms following acute NSAID overdose are usually limited to lethargy, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, and epigastric pain, " REF: http://www. Rxlist. Com/lodine-drug. Htm ...Read more

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My friend seems to think she's having lodine (etodolac) overdose symptoms?

My friend seems to think she's having lodine (etodolac) overdose symptoms?

IODINE OVERDOSE: Sx of iodine overdose are: burning pain in mouth or dysphagia, mucous membranes are brown-stained, laryngeal edema, abdominal pain with vomiting and lbm, shock! ...Read more

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What are some common side effects regular people experience from etodolac?

Stomach upset: Etodolac can cause nausea, vomitting, abdominal pain, rash, headache, dizziness, and fluid retention. The most serious side effect, though not common, is GI bleeding. ...Read more

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Lodine (etodolac) has given me diarhea, so is there any way to go off of it?

Just stop it: This is an anti-inflammatory like motrin. You can just stop it. Obviously you take it for some kind of pain do discuss an alternative with your pcp. ...Read more

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Are there any differences between etodolac and celecoxib?

Are there any differences between etodolac and celecoxib?

Yes: Etodolac is a nonselective NSAID and has a greater chance of causing GI bleeding. Celecoxib is a cox-2 inhibitor and is safer for the lining of the stomach. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of a lodine (etodolac) overdose?

Unusual: It is difficult to overdose with iodine from food supplements. You need greater than 1 gram of consumtion. Usually whe taking too much of a synthetic source. Symptoms can include burning sensation in mouth, throat, stomach. Nausea and vomiting with stomach pains. Weak pulse, diarrhea and coma. ...Read more

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Is it bad that I'm having chest pains after taking etodolac 400mg?

Is it bad that I'm having chest pains after taking etodolac 400mg?

Maybe, maybe not: Etodolac commonly causes belly pain, not chest pain. Better have it checked out. You're not getting any younger. ...Read more

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Is lodine (etodolac) a good medicine to take for degenerative disc disease?

Etodolac: Lodine, or etodolac, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and generally does well for degenerative disease in the joints and spine. However, don't forget the importance of strengthening and improving the flexibility of the nearby muscles - this can do even more than medicine to help with degenerative pains. ...Read more

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Does etodolac cause depression?

Does etodolac cause depression?

Not often: Depression has been reported as a side effect of etodolac (Lodine) in less than 3% and more than 1% of cases. ...Read more

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Which is more effective? Oxycodone or etodolac?

Oxycodone stronger: Etodolac is a NSAID (non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug), in the same family, as, ibuprofen. It might be more useful for dealing with bone and joint pain

Oxycodone is a narcotic, in the same family as morphine or codeine. This class of drugs is the most potent available for dealing with acute pain, but had addiction potential and tachyphylaxis (requiring more over time to achieve the same result) ...Read more

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Is etodolac 300mg cap good for osteoarthritis pain?

An option: This is one medication that is used, but as with all medications there are benefits and risks. See: http://goo. Gl/dolko. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if lodine (etodolac) XL contains aspirin?

Can you tell me if lodine (etodolac) XL contains aspirin?

No, it does not: Hi. Lodine is an NSAID called etodolac. Aspirin is also an NSAID, but there is no aspirin in any of the Lodine preparations. Note that aspirin and etodolac can have some similar side effects, particularly GI irritation. If you have an aspirin allergy, be sure you mentioned this to your doctor before he/she prescribed etodolac. To your health! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Etodolac allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Etodolac allergy?

Etodolac allergy: Etodolac is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/etodolac. Html ...Read more

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What are the side effects of etodolac/lodine, how does it compare to other anti-inflamitory's?

Stomach upset: Etodolac can cause nausea, vomitting, abdominal pain, rash, headache, dizziness, and fluid retention. The most serious side effect, though not common, is GI bleeding. It is similar to other antiinflammatories. ...Read more

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Is taking etodolac twice a day and having moderate alcohol really put you at risk of liver issues what is the real scoop on this?

Is taking etodolac twice a day and having moderate alcohol really put you at risk of liver issues what is the real scoop on this?

It can: Moderate alcohol by itself puts one at risk for liver disease... Can't imagine one's risk getting any less if one adds a non-steroidal like etodolac. ...Read more

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Still on period after 8 days. Took medicine etodolac a few times but not a lot. Could it have anything to do with why I am still bleeding?

Still on period after 8 days. Took medicine etodolac a few times but not a lot. Could it have anything to do with why I am still bleeding?

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yes, is an NSAID which inhibit cyclo-oxygenase enzyme and impair platelet function which increases risk of bleeding much as with aspirin. Still would discuss with gyn about possible problems with uterus as the med may exacerbating underlying condition affecting uterine lining. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Lodine (Definition)

Lodine is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more