Orpan is a pain relieving medicine. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and acute pa... View More
Uses of Orpan
Side effects of Orpan
How to use Orpan
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Orpan is to be taken with food.
How Orpan works
Orpan is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammati... View More
Rheumatoid arthritis, Pain, Osetoarthritis
Should be taken with food. Take w/ or immediately after meals.
Oral Osteoarthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis Adult: 600-1000 mg/day in divided doses adjusted according to response. Max: 1200 mg/day. ER tablet: Once... View More
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis <6 years Safety and efficacy not established 6-16 years 20-30 kg (extended release): 400 mg PO once daily 31-45 kg ... View More
Mild-to-moderate renal impairment: Dose adjustment not necessary Severe renal impairment; Not recommended
Peptic ulcer, hypersensitivity to etodolac/NSAIDs. Childn; pregnancy (3rd trimester) and lactation.
Mode of Action
Etodolac is an NSAID derived from pyrano-indoleacetic acid, inhibits cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) resulting in decreased prostaglandin precursor formation.
CHF, dehydration, impaired renal, hepatic function, history of GI disease. Elderly, patients receiving anticoagulant. Lactation: Unknown whether drug... View More
1-10% Dyspepsia (10%),Dizziness (3-9%),Nervousness (1-3%),Pruritus (1-3%),Blurred vision (1-3%),Depression (1-3%),Chills/fever (1-3%) >1% Asthenia,... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: C; avoid in late pregnancy (may cause premature closure of ductus arteriosus) Lactation: Unknown whether drug is excreted in brea... View More
Increased effect of warfarin, lithium, methotrexate, digoxin, cyclosporin, aspirin. Effect may be reduced with aspirin. Reduced effect of some diuretics... View More
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