Rightpet

Lodine etc. (etodolac)

Save as favorite
0.0
/ 5

0 Review

Treatment Type: Medications
Caregiver: Needs a Prescription from a Vet - then Do it Yourself

Lodine etc. (etodolac) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

NSAID's are called “nonsteroidal” because they are not related to the steroid drugs (synthetic drugs that closely resemble cortisol, a hormone that is naturally produced by the adrenal glands). Steroids work by suppressing the immune system, whereas NSAID's work mainly by preventing the formation of prostaglandins, hormone-like substances which trigger pain and inflammation. Prostaglandins are produced within the body's cells by the enzyme cyclooxygenase (Cox). In 1989 scientists discovered that there are two varieties of the Cox enzyme - which came to be known as COX-1 and COX-2. COX-1 is continuously secreted within the stomach and duodenum, and is important for maintaining a healthy stomach lining, normal kidney function and the clotting action of blood platelets. In contrast, the COX-2 enzyme is primarily found at sites of inflammation.

Shop for Lodine etc. (etodolac)

Is Prime
IAMS PROACTIVE HEALTH Mature Adult Dry Dog Food Ch...

IAMS PROACTIVE HEALTH Mature Adult Dry Dog Food Ch...

$ 2994 ($0.15/Count) $31.99

View more >

BLUE Health Bars Adult Pumpkin & Cinnamon Biscuits...

$ 389 ($0.15/Count) $3.89

View more >

Is Prime
IAMS PROACTIVE HEALTH Adult Large Breed Dry Dog Fo...

IAMS PROACTIVE HEALTH Adult Large Breed Dry Dog Fo...

$ 2994 ($0.15/Count) $31.99

View more >

Is Prime
Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Whi...

Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Whi...

$ 5699 ($0.15/Count) $59.99

View more >

See All