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Had ovarian cyst, ruptured, .Er gave lodine (etodolac). Got period 4days later. Week after period ended same dull, achy, pain back. Seems like discharge with pain?

Had ovarian cyst, ruptured, .Er gave lodine (etodolac). Got period 4days later. Week after period ended same dull, achy, pain back. Seems like discharge with pain?

See your doctor: Cysts are of many types and can cause pain, but discharge and pain suggests pelvic inflammatory disease, or at least some sort of infectious process. You must have the discharge analyzed and cultured. ...Read more

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Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...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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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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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?

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

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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Lodine (Definition)

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