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A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication, used especially for the treatment of osteoarthritis.

[eto- (alteration of ethyl) + (in)dol(e) + ac(etic acid).]
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Noun1.etodolac - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Lodine)
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"
acetic acid, ethanoic acid - a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
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NSAID classification Non-selective inhibition Acetic acid Proprionic acid Fenamate derivatives derivatives derivatives * Diclofenac * Fenoprofen * Meclofenamate * Etodolac * Flurbiprofen * Mefenamic acid * Indomethacin * Ibuprofen * Sulindac * Ketoprofen * Tolmetin * Naproxen * Oxaprozin Naphthyl alkanone Salicylates * Nabumetone * Aspirin * Diflunisal * Choline magnesium trisalicylate * Salicylate Enolic acid derivatives * Piroxicam * Meloxicam Selective COX-2 inhibition * Celecoxib * Rofecoxib Table 9.
The drugs evaluated by researchers were COX-2 inhibitors, which include celecoxib, rofecoxib, diclofenac, meloxicam, and etodolac, among others.
Evaluation of adverse effects of long-term oral administration of carprofen, etodolac, flunixin meglumine, ketoprofen, and meloxicam in dogs.
Webster, charged with possession of etodolac, dismissed without prejudice.
The researchers say that this finding, over 13 weeks, compared favourably with other studies of NSAIDs - the NNT was five for etodolac after four weeks and four for tenoxicam after eight weeks.
NSAIDs Include: Tricosal, Arthropan, celebrex, Voltaren, Indocin, etodolac, Ibuprofen, Ponstel, Relafen, Sodium salicylate
For example, paracetamol is available in combination with nimesulide, piroxicam, etodolac, lornoxicam and dexibuprofen," Dr C.
16) Other possible treatment options include analgesia or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like diclofenac, etodolac or sulindac.
Among them were the antidepressant amitriptyline; the anti-anxiety drug hydroxyzine; the anti-insomnia drug zolpidem; the narcotic pain medication oxycodone; and the anti-inflammatory drugs naproxen and etodolac.
dagger]) NSAIDs (diclofenac sodium, diclofenac potassium, diclofenac/misoprostol, etodolac, fenoprofen, flurbiprofen, ibuprofen, indomethacin, ketoprofen, ketorolac, meclofenamate, mefenamic acid, meloxicam, nabumetone, naproxen, oxaprozin, piroxicam, sulindac, tolmetin).
5 to 3 mg/kg day / TID to 200 mg Celecoxib ([dagger]) 2 yrs 6 to 12 mg/kg/day / BID to 400 mg Tolmetin 2 yrs 20-30 mg/kg/day / TID Oxaprozin 6 yrs 20-30 mg/kg/day once daily to 1800 mg Etodolac 6 yrs 20 mg/kg once daily to 1200 mg * Available in liquid preparation; ([dagger]) Capsule contents can be sprinkled
Anti-inflammatory effect and low ulcerogenic activity of etodolac, a cyclooxygenase-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, on adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats.