Generic Etodolac

Two generic etodolac medicines are currently available -- Etodolac tablets and Etodolac capsules. The generic versions are manufactured by several pharmaceutical companies and are available in several strengths. As with the brand-name version, they are used to treat pain, stiffness, and inflammation associated with certain types of arthritis, muscle strain, or following a medical procedure.

Generic Etodolac: An Overview

Etodolac (Lodine®) is a medication that has been licensed to treat several conditions. Some etodolac uses include:
 
  • Pain relief, such as for pain following a medical procedure, from muscle strain, or caused by inflammation in a tendon (tendonitis) or bursa (bursitis)
  • Relief of osteoarthritis symptoms, including pain, stiffness, and swelling
  • Relief of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms
     
Etodolac was originally developed by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. The patent has expired, however, which means that a generic version can now be produced. In fact, brand-name Lodine is no longer being made.
 

Strengths of Generic Etodolac

Generic etodolac is sold under the name Etodolac tablets or Etodolac capsules. It is available in several strengths, including:
 
  • Etodolac 200 mg capsules
  • Etodolac 300 mg capsules
  • Etodolac 400 mg tablets
  • Etodolac 500 mg tablets.
     

Who Makes a Generic Version?

Generic etodolac is currently manufactured by several companies, including:
 
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Eon Laboratories
  • Taro Pharmaceuticals
  • Mylan Laboratories.
     
 
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