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About the drug:
Etodolac is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Etova tablet. This drug belongs to a group of medication known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID). It is used to relieve pain from various conditions. It also reduces pain, swelling, and joint stiffness from arthritis.
Uses of the drug:
Etodolac is used to relieve painful conditions of the bone, joints and soft tissues such as inflammatory arthritis or rheumatoid arthritis and advanced osteoarthritis
Working of the drug:
This drug consists of Etodolac. This drug belongs to a group of medicines called as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Etodolac exerts a lasting analgesic and an anti-inflammatory effect as it decreases the production of pain, stimulating chemicals that is prostaglandins by inhibiting the enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX).
Etova is manufactured by IPCA, India. The drugs are available on our website under various different pack sizes. To buy Etova- 400 mg tablet online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Tablet under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Etova – 400 mg tablet
Buy Etova 400 mg online at alldaychemist.com.
Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are hypersensitive to this active ingredient Etodolacor any other ingredient of the medicine
- Are using this medication just before or after heart bypass surgery
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are a breastfeeding mother
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have diabetes
- Are having a habit of smoking
- Have liver disease
- Have any kidney disease
- Have any heart related problem, including high blood pressure.
- Have a history of stomach ulcer or bleeding
- Have low levels of calcium in the blood
- Have an asthma
- Have a history of blood clot
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the correct dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two tablets at one time to double the dose.
How to take the drug?
The drug is to be taken with the food or without the food as directed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not break or crush the tablet
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not stop or change the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, contact your Doctor right away or get an emergency medical attention.
If you miss a dose of Etodolac, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the next dose time is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time, can lead to an overdose of medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision, Gas or bloating and rash are the common side effects of Etodolac. If any of these effects continue for a long time or if the condition become uncontrolled, contact your doctor immediately.
Etodolac may rarely cause serious side effects such as bloody urine, pale skin, runny nose, dizziness, lack of energy, difficult urination, ringing in the ears, and loss of appetite, Sore throat, mild sore throat, headache, fast heartbeat.
Common drug interactions:
You must let your doctor know in advance about your medical history and the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: cyclosporine, diuretics, prednisone, lithium, methotrexate, warfarin, citalopram, fluoxetine, zoloft. However, this is not a complete information as mentioning all the details here is quite difficult about this drug. There may be other medications that may cause drug interaction. Never start a new medication without asking a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not use this medication for any other infection without consulting with the doctor
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they are having similar symptoms as you are having
- In case you do not feel better after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then contact your doctor immediately
- Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it