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Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR

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Overview

Introduction

Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR is a pain relieving medicine. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and acute pain.

Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or stroke.

Vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and indigestion are some of the common side effects that might be observed on taking this medicine. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. 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. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Uses of Etolgia Tablet XR

Side effects of Etolgia Tablet XR

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

How to use Etolgia Tablet XR

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. Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR is to be taken with food.

How Etolgia Tablet XR works

Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR 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).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR 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
Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR 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
Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR 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 Etolgia 600mg Tablet XR 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

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Patient Concerns

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Dear doctor my wife is 4 month pregnant since afternoon she is suffering from head ache , can you please suggest me what should be done
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Tablet Crocin pain relief can. E given
Plz dr. suggest me periods pain reliefer tablet which available easily at store.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
You can take govern tablets for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. Is Etolgia safe?

Etolgia is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Etolgia controlled substance?

No, Etolgia 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 Etolgia an antibiotic?

No, Etolgia belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation

Q. Can I take Etolgia for headache, toothache and back pain?

Yes, Etolgia 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 Etolgia 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 Etolgia 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 Etolgia with flexeril?

Yes, flexeril is a muscle relaxant. You may be given Etolgia 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 Etolgia for headaches?

Yes, Etolgia is a painkiller and can be used for headaches

Q. Does Etolgia make you sleepy/high?

Yes, Etolgia may make you feel sleepy. It is not known if it makes one feel high

Q. Does Etolgia cause constipation and weight gain?

Etolgia is not known to cause constipation and weight gain

Q. Is Etolgia a muscle relaxer?

No, Etolgia is not known to cause muscle relaxation. Etolgia belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation

Q. Does Etolgia expire?

All Etolgia formulations have an expiry date. Read the expiry information on the product package

Q. Does Etolgia have aspirin/ acetaminophen?

No, Etolgia does not have aspirin/ acetaminophen. Etolgia 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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References
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