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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

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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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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?

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

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My 25 year old son was diagnosed with encepathatholgy, 3 years ago and his condition isn't improving. Meds.. gabapentin, etodolac,mirtazapone. HELP! ?

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 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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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

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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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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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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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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


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Lodine (Definition)

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