Osteoarthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis- 600-1,000 mgday. Acute pain 200-400 mg 6-8 hourly. Max: 1 gday. This medication is available in the form of tablet, and capsules to take by mouth with food. Take tablets and capsules two or three times per day, extended-release tablet once in a day.
How it works
Etodolac blocks chemicals that cause pain and swelling. It lowers fever by changing the bodys thermostat in the brain.
Common side effects
Long-acting tablet shell in the stool. Belly pain or heartburn. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea