Aleve vs Etodolac

Aleve
(OTC)
Etodolac
(Rx)
Aleve is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Etodolac is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.0
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.6
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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January 11, 1994
April 24, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
77,290 Discussions
1,937 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Swelling
#4 for Cramping
#5 for Migraines
#6 for Back Pain
#7 for Discomfort
#8 for Joint Pain
#9 for RA
#10 for Fever
#11 for Muscle Pain
Aleve is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#3 for OA
#4 for Joint Pain
#5 for Gout
#6 for Bursitis
Etodolac is prescribed for Pain and RA and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ale
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Stomach Problems
2
Drowsiness
1
Stomach Issues
1
Hives
1
Tinnitus
1
Gastritis
1
Trauma
1
GI Bleeding
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Eto
Nausea
9
Stomach Irritation
5
Drowsiness
4
Stomach Problems
4
Dizziness
4
Migraines
4
High Blood Pressure
3
Addiction
3
Itching
2
Cancer
2
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Etodolac
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Withdrawal Symptoms
Ale
Eto
3
0
Stomach Problems
Ale
Eto
2
4
Drowsiness
Ale
Eto
1
4
Stomach Issues
Ale
Eto
1
0
Hives
Ale
Eto
1
0
Tinnitus
Ale
Eto
1
0
Gastritis
Ale
Eto
1
0
Trauma
Ale
Eto
1
0
GI Bleeding
Ale
Eto
1
0
Stomach Irritation
Ale
Eto
1
5
Nausea
Eto
Ale
9
0
Stomach Irritation
Eto
Ale
5
1
Drowsiness
Eto
Ale
4
1
Stomach Problems
Eto
Ale
4
2
Dizziness
Eto
Ale
4
0
Migraines
Eto
Ale
4
0
High Blood Pressure
Eto
Ale
3
0
Addiction
Eto
Ale
3
0
Itching
Eto
Ale
2
0
Cancer
Eto
Ale
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Etodolac during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aleve and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Etodolac and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 220 mg
Tablet: 220 mg
Tablet: 400 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg
Capsule: 200 mg, 300 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Naproxen
Etodolac
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aleve and Etodolac: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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