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Lodine

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(Generic versions may still be available.)

LODINE
(etodolac) 300mg capsule, gelatin coated




DRUG DESCRIPTION

Etodolac is a member of the pyranocarboxylic acid group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Each capsule contains etodolac for oral administration. Etodolac is a racemic mixture of [+]S and [-]R-enantiomers. Etodolac is a white crystalline compound, insoluble in water but soluble in alcohols, chloroform, dimethyl sulfoxide, and aqueous polyethylene glycol.

The chemical name is (±)1,8-diethyl-1,3,4,9-tetrahydropyrano-[3,4-b]indole-1-acetic acid. It has a pKa of 4.65 and an n-octanol:water partition coefficient of 11.4 at pH 7.4.

The inactive ingredients in etodolac capsules USP include: colloidal silicon dioxide, D and C Red #28, D and C Red #33, D and C Yellow #10, FD and C Red #40, FD and C Blue #1, gelatin, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, povidone, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium starch glycolate, talc, and titanium dioxide.

What are the possible side effects of etodolac (Lodine, Lodine XL)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop taking etodolac and seek medical attention or call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance;
  • black, bloody, or tarry stools;
  • coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
  • swelling or rapid weight gain;
  • urinating less than usual or not at...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 9/13/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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