Doctor insights on: Lodine abuse
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
Etodolac: Lodine, or etodolac, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and generally does well for degenerative disease in the joints and spine. However, don't forget the importance of strengthening and improving the flexibility of the nearby muscles - this can do even more than medicine to help with degenerative pains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Had ruptured cyst was given lodine (etodolac). Pain went away. Period started week later. But 4 days later same dull achy pain started again when I had cyst?
You need to be: Examined in real life to give an answer to this. ...Read more
I just left the Dr. He prescribed me Lodine XL 500mg for pain in my surgically repaired ankle. Will this work better than10 mg percocet for my pain?
Depends: Pain is a very relative and personal experience. It may or may not be better. You will need to try things to see what works. Since its surgery, it is presumed that things will improve and a NSAID will be better in the long term for that sort of thing provided you have no contraindication to them like Heart Disease ...Read more
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
I have chronic pain. I take celebrex, (celecoxib) lodine, hydro 10/325, tramadol. I'm maxed out on the other meds. Can I take a single dose of tramadol 200mg?
Wrong meds: You are relying on short acting opiods and will never haver a good result. ...Read more