tablets, capsules, and extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used to relieve pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness
caused by osteoarthritis
(arthritis caused by a breakdown of the lining of the joints) and rheumatoid arthritis
(arthritis caused by swelling of the lining of the joints).
Etodolac tablets and capsules are also used to relieve pain from other causes.