Etofact 400 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Etofact Tablet

Etofact 400 mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Etofact Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain / epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhoea
  • Heartburn

How to use Etofact 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. Etofact 400 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Etofact Tablet works

Etofact 400 mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Etofact Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Etodolac with alcohol may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etofact 400 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Etofact 400 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Etofact 400 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
Etofact 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Etofact 400 mg 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
There is limited information available on the use of Etofact 400 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Etofact 400 mg Tablet to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Etofact 400 mg Tablet as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Etofact with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etofact

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FAQs

Q. Is Etofact safe?
Etofact is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Etofact controlled substance?
No, Etofact is not a controlled substance
Q. Is etodolac better than ibuprofen?
Etodolac belongs to the same class of medicines like ibuprofen. The effects of both are comparable
Q. Is etodolac like/ same as ibuprofen?
Etodolac also belongs to a group of medicines called NSAID like ibuprofen and has the same effect as ibuprofen in treating pain and inflammation
Q. Is Etofact an antibiotic?
No, Etofact belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Q. Can I take Etofact for headache, toothache and back pain?
Yes, Etofact can be taken for headache, toothache and back pain. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use
Q. Can I take Etofact with Aleve (naproxen)/naproxen/meloxicam/ Vicodine (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/Percocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone)/aspirin?
Aleve (naproxen)/naproxen/meloxicam/Vicodine (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ Percocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone)/aspirin are all drugs that belong to the same group of medicines as Etofact i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and therefore, concomitant use of two or more NSAIDs (including aspirin) may increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Q. Can I take etodolac with hydrocodone/ tramadol/oxycodone?
Hydrocodone/ tramadol/oxycodone also have pain relief (analgesic) action. Concomitant use with etodolac provides additive pain relief in severely painful conditions like post-surgical pain; however the combination may also increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Q. Can I take Etofact with flexeril?
Yes, flexeril is a muscle relaxant. You may be given Etofact with flexeril for painful muscle conditions. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Q. Can I take etodolac with prednisolone/prednisone?
No, prednisone/ prednisolone is a corticosteroid (used to treat inflammation). Coadministration of etodolac with corticosteroids may increase risk of gastrointestinal ulceration or bleeding
Q. Can I take Etofact for headaches?
Yes, Etofact is a painkiller and can be used for headaches
Q. Does Etofact make you sleepy/high?
Yes, Etofact may make you feel sleepy. It is not known if it makes one feel high
Q. Does Etofact cause constipation and weight gain?
Etofact is not known to cause constipation and weight gain
Q. Is Etofact a muscle relaxer?
No, Etofact is not known to cause muscle relaxation. Etofact belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Q. Does Etofact expire?
All Etofact formulations have an expiry date. Read the expiry information on the product package
Q. Does Etofact have aspirin/ acetaminophen?
No, Etofact does not have aspirin/ acetaminophen. Etofact is active molecule similar to aspirin and both belong to same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). All the three medicines are used to relieve pain. Acetaminophen is also used to bring down the fever.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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