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▾ Etodolac - a new NSAID for rheumatoid arthritis


Etodolac (Lodine-Ayerst; Ramodar-Wyeth) is the first new non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) to be licensed in Britain for over three years. The licence is for use in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) only. Etodolac is claimed to be as effective as high-dose aspirin with no more unwanted effects than placebo. Does the clinical evidence support this claim?

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