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Is Etodolac Er A Narcotic
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?
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
Hi i had ovarian chat but it ruptured. E.R. Gave me lodine (etodolac). Week later started period. Pain is back 4 days after period. Dull achy pain right side?
See your GYN: Or go back to the er u need evaluation and and they should now have the gyn on call for the er evaluate you. ...Read more
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
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
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: B"sd 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
My 25 year old son was diagnosed with encepathatholgy, 3 years ago and his condition isn't improving. Meds.. gabapentin, etodolac,mirtazapone. HELP! ?
Difficult issue: Your information only gives us a label, the encephalopathy, and treatment failures. This label is used for brain injury which varies in its intensity.If you have not seen return of functions within a year or so it may be permanent. You need to sit down with his treatment team and come up with an understanding of what is possible and goals of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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