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Is the drug Lodine (etodolac) safe 4 arthritis and sciatic. I've read the side effects and it didn't sound good. Or will Motrin work just as well?
Tx for h.Pylori infx 6 mos ago, now peptic ulcer comes back after taking anti-inflammatory (lodine/medrol) drug for 2 wks. Is current flare-up due to failure eradicate h.Pylori or nsaid drugs?
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 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
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
I'm trying volteran gel, and lodine (etodolac) for post op pip 4th digit repair. Also changing surgeons. Pain won't let me sleep. Any pain mgmt suggestions/ideas?
You may be suffering from reflex sympathetic dystrophy (rsd), also known as complex regional pain syndrome (crps i), is a chronic pain condition that is caused by problems in the central or peripheral nervous system. Rsd symptoms are continuous, intense pain that is out of proportion to the severity of injury
treatment forrsd includes pyschotherapy
physical therapy, medication, nerve block ...Read more
Used Lodine or Celebrex (celecoxib) on and off for 3 or 4 years. Occasionally had some stomach burning. Haven't 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
I got new prescription for lodine (etodolac) yesterday. I took 2x200mg pills last night. This morning, had red blood in stool. Blood after only 2 pills? Why?
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
My husband has had erectile dysfunction for 8 months. He takes lodine, (etodolac) prednisone, vicodin 10/325. Which one is causing the ED or is it all three?
Who know?: All possible, but to pinpoint which one is the culprit, one has to painstakingly verify, record, and correlate the timing of onset of ed with the timing of starting a drug. Meanwhile, the general health, current medical illness, lifestyle with/without overindulgence and obsession, etc. Have to be comprehensively assessed so a reasonable accurate diagnosis can be reached for proposing treatment. ...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
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