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Etodolac + Paracetamol

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Etodolac + Paracetamol Uses

Etodolac+Paracetamol is used in the treatment of pain relief.

How Etodolac + Paracetamol works

Etodolac + Paracetamol is a combination of two medicines: Etodolac and Paracetamol. These medicines work by blocking the action of chemical messengers responsible for pain, fever and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Common side effects of Etodolac + Paracetamol

Nausea, Diarrhea, Heartburn, Flatulence, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Dyspepsia, Gastrointestinal ulcer, Vomiting, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Itching
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Expert advice for Etodolac + Paracetamol

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine for relieving pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Etodolac + Paracetamol as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing acetaminophen (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first. 

Frequently asked questions for Etodolac + Paracetamol

Etodolac + Paracetamol

Q. Will Etodolac+Paracetamol be more effective if taken in higher doses?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can the use of Etodolac+Paracetamol cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Etodolac+Paracetamol can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Etodolac+Paracetamol?

The use of Etodolac+Paracetamol is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine. It should also be avoided in patients with known allergy to other painkillers. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can the use of Etodolac+Paracetamol cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Etodolac+Paracetamol can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protects them from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended for patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Can the use of Etodolac+Paracetamol cause damage to liver?

Etodolac+Paracetamol contains Paracetamol. These medicines are known to cause harm to the liver, especially in the doses above the recommended level. Also, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Etodolac+Paracetamol?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.


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