Etodolac vs Ibuprofen

Etodolac
(Rx)
Ibuprofen
(OTC)
Etodolac is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="NSAIDs"NSAID/link).
Ibuprofen is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="NSAIDs"NSAID/link).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.6
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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April 24, 1996
July 24, 1985
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,937 Discussions
487,371 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Swelling
#4 for Cramping
#5 for Fever
#6 for Pain Relief
#7 for Migraines
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Teething
#10 for Flu
Ibuprofen is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Eto
Nausea
9
Stomach Irritation
5
Stomach Problems
4
Drowsiness
4
Dizziness
4
Migraines
3
High Blood Pressure
3
Addiction
3
Sciatica
2
Itching
2
Ibu
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Stomach Problems
2
Liver Damage
1
Hives
1
Gastritis
1
Tinnitus
1
Liver Disease
1
Stomach Issues
1
Kidney Failure
1
GI Bleeding
1
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Etodolac
Eto
Ibuprofen
Ibu
Nausea
Eto
Ibu
9
0
Stomach Irritation
Eto
Ibu
5
0
Stomach Problems
Eto
Ibu
4
2
Drowsiness
Eto
Ibu
4
0
Dizziness
Eto
Ibu
4
0
Migraines
Eto
Ibu
3
0
High Blood Pressure
Eto
Ibu
3
0
Addiction
Eto
Ibu
3
0
Sciatica
Eto
Ibu
2
0
Itching
Eto
Ibu
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ibu
Eto
2
0
Stomach Problems
Ibu
Eto
2
4
Liver Damage
Ibu
Eto
1
0
Hives
Ibu
Eto
1
0
Gastritis
Ibu
Eto
1
0
Tinnitus
Ibu
Eto
1
0
Liver Disease
Ibu
Eto
1
0
Stomach Issues
Ibu
Eto
1
0
Kidney Failure
Ibu
Eto
1
0
GI Bleeding
Ibu
Eto
1
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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C Category C
Before taking Etodolac during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Ibuprofen 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 Etodolac and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ibuprofen and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Oral Gel, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 400 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg
Capsule: 200 mg, 300 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, 800 mg
Solution: 400 mg/4 mL (100 mg/mL), 800 mg/8 mL (100 mg/mL)
Capsule: 200 mg
Drops: 50 mg/1.25 mL
Gel: 100 mg/5 mL
Suspension: 100 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Etodolac
Ibuprofen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Etodolac and Ibuprofen: 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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