ETODENZ 400 TABLET contains Etodolac which belongs to the group of medicines called Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). ETODENZ 400 TABLET is used in adults for acute pain management, for relieving pain, stiffness and reducing inflammation associated with conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition affecting hands, feet and wrists joints and causing pain, swelling and stiffness of joints. Osteoarthritis is a progressive bone disorder affecting joints and causing pain and joint stiffness.
During long term treatment with ETODENZ 400 TABLET, your doctor might order some investigations such as complete hemogram, liver function tests, kidney function tests to ensure better treatment outcomes.
Avoid consuming alcohol and smoking while taking ETODENZ 400 TABLET as it may increase the risk of stomach ulcers and bleeding.
ETODENZ 400 TABLET is not recommended for use in patients who experienced allergic reaction, gastrointestinal bleeding, perforation after taking any other NSAID’s such as ibuprofen, aspirin, suffering from stomach ulcers, stomach bleeding or perforation, severe heart failure, liver failure, kidney failure or those who are in setting of coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Consult your doctor before taking.
ETODENZ 400 TABLET should be used with caution in patients suffering from high blood pressure, heart disorders (such as myocardial infarction, stroke), patients at risk of developing ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, pre-existing kidney disease, asthma, blood disorders, diabetes, high cholesterol, mixed connective tissue disorder such as lupus and fluid retention (swelling of legs, ankles, feet).
ETODENZ 400 TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women unless clearly necessary, therefore, consult your doctor before taking.
ETODENZ 400 TABLET is not recommended for use in children and adolescents less than 18 years of age as its safety and effectiveness is not yet established.
The most common side effects after taking ETODENZ 400 TABLET are abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, flatulence, bloating, vomiting. Consult your doctor immediately in case any of the side effects worsens or you experience allergic reaction after taking ETODENZ 400 TABLET.