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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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