Etodolac Oral Capsule 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
show timeout overlay link

Your Session Is About to Expire

This online session is about to expire due to inactivity. Click Continue to return to page.

  • myWeekly Ad

Etodolac: Oral capsule (200mg)

Also see:
  • Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Find other class related drugs
  • Find additional patient usage statistics

Visit Drug Summary Page
Drug Image file DrugItem_1012.JPG
Etodolac 200mg Cap
Taro Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: ETO 200 

What is this Medicine?

ETODOLAC (ee toe DOE lak) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat mild to moderate pain. This medicine may be used to treat osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Etodolac: Oral capsule(200mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information
Select a Medication

Etodolac 200mg Capsule

NDC: 516724016
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bone Pain, Myalgia, Mild Pain, Arthralgia, Dental Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Moderate Pain

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Etodolac 200mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_1012.JPG
Taro Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: ETO 200 
Shape: capsule
Color: pink

Reported Side Effects for Etodolac 200mg Capsule

Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Belching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eosinophilia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Blistery Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Low Kidney Function Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Brain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Brain Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Inceased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Vesicular Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Darkened Skin Patches Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Damage Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irritability Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Death Of Liver Tissue Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Stones Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bladder Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Cholestasis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Throat Tightening Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hole In Intestines Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Melena Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Etodolac 200mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Etodolac 200mg Capsule(Etodolac)
Alcohol and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Etodolac)
Side effects from this drug may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. It is best to limit or avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking this drug, even with short term use. Many non-prescription products for headaches, pain, arthritis, or sinus pain contain drugs that may cause stomach problems along with alcohol; closely read labels before taking any medicines with alcohol-containing drinks.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Etodolac 200mg Capsule(Etodolac)
Tobacco and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Etodolac)
Side effects from Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may get worse if you use tobacco-containing products such as cigarettes. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Many non-prescription products contain NSAIDs; closely read labels before taking any medicines. Eye or Skin products containing NSAIDs should not interact with tobacco.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Etodolac 200mg Capsule(Etodolac)
Marijuana and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Etodolac)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, the actions of Marijuana, Medical may be decreased if you take Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Patients receiving this drug combination may notice decreased euphoria and heart rate.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Etodolac 200mg Capsule(Etodolac)
Food and Etodolac(Etodolac)
Etodolac may be taken with or without food. If you take immediate-release Etodolac without food, you may have a faster response. Try to take Etodolac either with or without food each day.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


Learning More About
Visit the Drug Summary page where you can:
  • Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Find other class related drugs
  • Find additional patient usage statistics
Learn More
Patient Experiences with Etodolac

We want to help you stay educated about the medications you are taking. View other
patient's observations and share your own.

Be sure to consult your health care provider before taking any medications. Other
patient's comments should not be considered medical advice or health care provider
recommendations.