Medicine Overview of Etogesic Tablet
Side effects of Etogesic Tablet
Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.
How to use Etogesic 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. It is better to take Etogesic 400mg Tablet with food.
How Etogesic Tablet works
Etogesic 400mg tablet 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 Etogesic Tablet
Expert advice for Etogesic Tablet
- 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.
- Etogesic 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.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Etogesic 400mg Tablet
Taking Etodolac with alcohol may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etogesic 400mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Etogesic 400mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactat+more
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Etogesic 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or aff+more
ect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Etogesic 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Etogesic 400mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine....
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
There is limited information available on the use of Etogesi+more
c 400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, Anze 5mg Tablet, Elrik 5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Etogesic 400mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Etodolac
Etogesic is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Etogesic 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
No, Etogesic belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Yes, Etogesic 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 Etogesic 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 Etogesic 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
Yes, flexeril is a muscle relaxant. You may be given Etogesic 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
Yes, Etogesic is a painkiller and can be used for headaches
Yes, Etogesic may make you feel sleepy. It is not known if it makes one feel high
Etogesic is not known to cause constipation and weight gain
No, Etogesic is not known to cause muscle relaxation. Etogesic belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
All Etogesic formulations have an expiry date. Read the expiry information on the product package
No, Etogesic does not have aspirin/ acetaminophen. Etogesic 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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