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Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to reduce pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis. It may also be used to relieve fever, muscle pain, back pain, toothache, or pain in the ear and throat.

Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, heartburn, and diarrhea. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help you with ways to reduce or prevent the side effects.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, liver, or have stomach ulcers. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should first consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Edolex P Tablet

Benefits of Edolex P Tablet

In Pain relief

Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet is a combination of medicines used to reduce pain and swelling. It gives relief in inflammatory conditions that affect muscles and joints such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet gives relief from muscle and back pain. It also helps manage toothache and pain in the ear and throat. It works by blocking chemicals that cause pain and swelling. By reducing pain, it improves the quality of your life. It also reduces fever associated with the above painful conditions.

Side effects of Edolex P Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Edolex P

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain/epigastric pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Heartburn

How to use Edolex P Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Edolex P Tablet works

Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Etodolac and Paracetamol. These medicines work by blocking the action of chemical messengers responsible for pain, fever and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine for relieving pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing acetaminophen (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first. 

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Patient Concerns

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Infection near nail of little finger
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Take tab zerodol p for pain relief Get CBC and RBS checked
Pain in teeth Tried sensodyne a Tried sensodyne, Colgate pain out but no relief
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dental Surgery
For pain take zerodol p tab twoce daily for 3 daysAfter dat consult a dentist ,tooth need to be treated for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. Will Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet be more effective if taken in higher doses?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can the use of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet?

The use of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine. It should also be avoided in patients with known allergy to other painkillers. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can the use of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protects them from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended for patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Can the use of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet cause damage to liver?

Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet contains Paracetamol. These medicines are known to cause harm to the liver, especially in the doses above the recommended level. Also, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Edolex P 400mg/325mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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