ETOFREE 600MG TABLET ER

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Lupin Ltd

Composition for ETOFREE 600MG TABLET ER

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Primarily used for

Fever, headache, arthralgia
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
125.5
₹12.55/tablet er
10 tablet er in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of ETOFREE TABLET ER

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Uses of ETOFREE TABLET ER

Etofree 600mg tablet er is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of ETOFREE TABLET ER

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use ETOFREE TABLET ER

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. It is better to take Etofree 600mg tablet er with food.

How ETOFREE TABLET ER works

Etofree 600mg tablet er is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on ETOFREE TABLET ER

Expert advice for ETOFREE TABLET ER

  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Etodolac can raise a risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for ETOFREE 600MG TABLET ER
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Etodolac with alcohol may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etofree 600mg tablet er 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients experiencing undesirable effects like dizziness, d
rowsiness should not drive or use machines.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ZYDOL 50MG SUSPENSION, TWINEASE 200MG TABLET ER, NYCI 100MG TABLET, NIQ 200MG TABLET DT

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ETOFREE 600MG TABLET ER

Frequently asked questions for Etodolac

Q. Is etodolac safe?
Etodolac is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is etodolac controlled substance?
No, etodolac 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 etodolac an antibiotic?
No, etodolac belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Q. Can I take etodolac for headache, toothache and back pain?
Yes, etodolac 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 etodolac 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 etodolac 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 etodolac with flexeril?
Yes, flexeril is a muscle relaxant. You may be given etodolac 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 etodolac for headaches?
Yes, etodolac is a painkiller and can be used for headaches
Q. Does etodolac make you sleepy/high?
Yes, etodolac may make you feel sleepy. It is not known if it makes one feel high
Q. Does etodolac cause constipation and weight gain?
Etodolac is not known to cause constipation and weight gain
Q. Is etodolac a muscle relaxer?
No, etodolac is not known to cause muscle relaxation. Etodolac belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Q. Does etodolac expire?
All etodolac formulations have an expiry date. Read the expiry information on the product package
Q. Does etodolac have aspirin/ acetaminophen?
No, etodolac does not have aspirin/ acetaminophen. Etodolac 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.
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