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Lodine

( etodolac )

 

200 mg capsule, light gray with one red band or dark gray with two narrow red bands

300 mg capsule, light gray with two narrow red bands

400 mg gold, oval-shaped tablet

 

Purpose

To reduce inflammation and reduce pain.

 

Indications

For anti-inflammation action and pain relief

 

Dosage

For osteoarthritis, initially 800 to 1,200 mg per day in several doses.

Do not exceed 1,200 mg per day. Lodine is not currently recommended for rheumatoid arthritis.

 

Side effects

This drug is generally well tolerated although as with all of the nonsteroidal agents, it can result in bleeding from the stomach and other gastrointestinal problems. Some studies have suggested that there are fewer ulcers with this drug than with some other NSAIDs.

 

Special hints

Lodine is one of the newer nonsteroidal drugs. More studies are needed to determine its usefulness when compared with other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. it has been found less useful in rheumatoid arthritis than other drugs of this class. It may have some advantages with regard to gastrointestinal toxicity, but this is not firmly established.

         
         

     

         

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