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Etova-ER 400 Tablet

Manufacturer: Ipca Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Etodolac
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 07, 2019

This medication acts as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It thus reduces hormone levels that may lead to inflammation and pain. The drug can treat mild and even moderate pain caused by conditions like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

The drug should be taken precisely as it has been prescribed. Meant for oral consumption, this medication should be taken the whole. The drug will take about 2 weeks to start functioning effectively. You shouldn't stop the medication mid-course as the pain may reoccur. Complete the entire treatment course for the best results.

Some side effects of this medication that are reported very often include pain in the abdomen, malaise, flatulence and dyspepsia. Get in touch with your medical adviser and seek treatment if you experience certain major side effects like

  • Belching
  • Seizures
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Irritability
  • Wheezing
  • Problems with breathing

The medicine is utilised to fix the accompanying ailments:

This medicine is prescribed for the following conditions:

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Indigestion

  • Loss Of Appetite

  • Severe Diarrhea

  • Heartburn

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    The medication may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    The medication may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
  • 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Etova-ER 400 Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    It is advised to take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor if symptoms of overdose is suspected.

This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which 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.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Those who suffer from Heart Disease, Impaired kidney and liver function should use other safer alternative of this medication.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Alcohol consumption should be limited while taking this medicine.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use this medication in combination with Ramipril, Warfarin, Ketorolac and Prednisolone.
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