Etodolac belongs to anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Etodolac is indicated for acute or long term use in: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis. Etodolac is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis.
It is formulated as hard capsules, tablets in sustained release formulation, film-coated tablets for oral route of administration.
Mechanism of action:
Etodolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic actions. Etodolac is an inhibitor of the cyclooxygenase enzyme (COX) involved in prostaglandin synthesis. Etodolac is an selective inhibitor of COX-2.