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Precautions and Warnings With Etodolac Extended-Release

To ensure a safe treatment process, be sure to familiarize yourself with all the precautions and warnings with etodolac extended-release before starting the drug. For example, this drug can potentially cause liver or kidney damage, heart attack, stroke, or stomach problems in some people. Also, certain people should not take the pain-relief medicine, including those who are allergic to any components of the drug or have an active bleeding condition.

Etodolac Extended-Release: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should discuss with your healthcare provider prior to taking etodolac extended-release (Lodine® XL) if you have:
Let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Drink alcohol frequently
  • Smoke
  • Are having or have recently had heart surgery.
Also, tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may currently be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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