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Etogesic P Tablet

Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila
Medicine composition: Etodolac, Paracetamol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: October 16, 2019

This is a combination medication that has Etodolac and Paracetamol as active ingredients. It can be used to treat mild and even moderate pain caused by conditions like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This medication acts as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

It reduces hormone levels that may lead to inflammation and pain. This is best that you do not stop the medication mid-course as the pain may reoccur. Complete the entire treatment course for the best results.

The medication is utilised to fix the accompanying ailments

  • Pain Relief

Side effects of this medication are listed below

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    This medication may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
    Taking Etodolac with alcohol may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients experiencing undesirable effects like dizziness, drowsiness should not drive or use machines.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function. This medication should be used with caution in patients with underlying kidney disease. Please Consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Use of this medication should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease.

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  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    An over dosage could cause harmful effects on the body.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible.

This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that can be used for pain relief, swelling, inflammation, and stiffness caused by arthritis or injury. It works decreasing prostaglandins in the body which are responsible for pain, fever, and tenderness.

Ques: What is Etogesic P Tablet?

Ans: This medication contains Etodolac and Paracetamol as active ingredients. It works decreasing prostaglandins in the body which are responsible for pain, fever, and tenderness.

Ques: How long do I need to use Etogesic P Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor. Also taking this medication longer than it was prescribed, can cause an inadequate effect on the patient's condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Etogesic P Tablet?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from person to person. It is advised to follow the proper prescription of the doctor, directed according to the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Etogesic P Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Etogesic P Tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children.
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