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Is the drug Lodine (etodolac) safe 4 arthritis and sciatic. I've read the side effects and it didn't sound good. Or will Motrin work just as well?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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?
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