What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Etodolac to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FDA C;RISK OF EARLY PREGNANCY MISCARRIAGE/PREMATURE CLOSURE OF DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Gastrointestinal-Increased risk for ulceration or serious to fatal GI bleed. The risk is highest with history of PUD or GI bleed. Renal-Increased risk for exacerbation of chronic renal failure. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate pre-existing hypertension or chronic heart failure. Risk for reinfarction is elevated with even minimal NSAID use post-MI. Hepatic-Elevated hepatic transaminases may occur with chronic use.
Giving Etodolac to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Sustained action form approved for age 6-18 years. Safety and efficacy not established.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.