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Etova 300 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Etova Tablet

Etova 300 Tablet is a pain relieving medicine. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and acute pain.

Etova 300 Tablet 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 Etova Tablet

Etova Tablet side effects

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

How to use Etova 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. Etova 300 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Etova Tablet works

Etova 300 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).

Etova Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Etova 300 Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etova 300 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etova 300 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
Etova 300 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
Etova 300 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Etova 300 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Etova 300 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Etova 300 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 Etova 300 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 Etova with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etova

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My mother has rheumatoid arthritis and she is prescribed with mext 7.5 f with proxym 300 shall she continue taking these tablets and can she take Etova 300mg instead of proxym 300
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Etova will be better Add tab Saaz 500mg twice daily
I have sever pain in my knees. So much so that getting up from bed or table and take first step is very very painful. It takes me 10 minutes for walking 5 steps and i cry in pain. Pl suggest if i can take ETOVA MR 400/4 tablets twice a day for pain relief. Regards PATIENT
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Get a Digital x-ray done of Both knees AP-view in standing position and share it
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FAQs

Q. Is Etova safe?

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

Q. Is Etova controlled substance?

No, Etova 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 Etova an antibiotic?

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

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

Yes, Etova 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 Etova 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 Etova 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 Etova with flexeril?

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

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

Q. Does Etova make you sleepy/high?

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

Q. Does Etova cause constipation and weight gain?

Etova is not known to cause constipation and weight gain

Q. Is Etova a muscle relaxer?

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

Q. Does Etova expire?

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

Q. Does Etova have aspirin/ acetaminophen?

No, Etova does not have aspirin/ acetaminophen. Etova 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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