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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Lodine (Overview)

Lodine is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a kind of pain medication.


Dr. Lonnie Smith
64 doctors shared insights

Lodine (Overview)

Lodine is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a kind of pain medication.


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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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I am prescribed tramadol and lodine by my Dr. He also mentioned I can take Tylenol (acetaminophen). Is it safe to take all 3 at the same time?

I am prescribed tramadol and lodine by my Dr. He also mentioned I can take Tylenol (acetaminophen). Is it safe to take all 3 at the same time?

No problem!: There should be no problem. But, if you don't enjoy swallowing this many at the same time, there's also no problem taking them separately. Just remember how long you need to wait until the next one. To avoid confusion, if you are comfortable swallowing a few in succession, it's safe to do so. Best! ...Read more

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Used Lodine or Celebrex (celecoxib) on and off for 3 or 4 years. Occasionally had some stomach burning. Havent used in 3 months can it still cause an ulcer?

Used Lodine or Celebrex (celecoxib) on and off for 3 or 4 years. Occasionally had some stomach burning. Havent used in 3 months can it still cause an ulcer?

Maybe, but not DUE.: Even people who have never used those meds may get stomach ulcers, so your being off them for a few months doesn't eliminate the possibility. ...Read more

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Betadine (povidone lodine (etodolac) solution my surgeon gv it to me for cleaning my penis glans n reduce sensitivity m circumcised 12 days ago this lotion work?

Betadine (povidone lodine (etodolac) solution my surgeon gv it to me for cleaning my penis glans n reduce sensitivity m circumcised 12 days ago this lotion work?

For preop disinfect: It's the standard practice to use betadine soap/solution to scrub and paint to disinfect surgical site right before surgery so to minimize possible infection of wound/incision if not allergic to iodine. It does not numb the glans. As to possible altering the sensation of glans, ask doc timely to explore other potential causes, but requiring more detail hx, physicals, etc. For now, just watch... ...Read more

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Lodine (etodolac) XL tabs side effects?

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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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

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