Compare Lodine vs. Morphine Sulfate

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Lodine (Etodolac)

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Treats severe pain.

Ms Contin (Morphine Sulfate) provides good long-term pain control without the need to take medicine frequently, but watch out for constipation.

4.8/ 7 average rating with 541 reviewsforMorphine Sulfate
Upsides
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  • Provides longer relieve for moderate to severe pain to improve quality of life.
  • Good for chronic pain that requires around-the-clock relief.
  • Might have fewer side effects than other opioid pain relievers.
Downsides
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  • Doesn't work for as-needed or quick pain relief.
  • Dizziness and drowsiness is common, but your body may adjust.
  • Everyone will get constipation - always stay hydrated and take stool softener or stimulant on days you're taking Ms Contin (Morphine Sulfate) if you need.
  • Long term use will likely cause physical dependence.
  • Must be weaned slowly off the medicine after use longer than 2 weeks.
Used for
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Osteoarthritis Pain Rheumatoid arthritis
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Oral solution
  • Liquid
  • Suppository
Price
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Reviews
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541 
55%
think this treatment is worth it
43%
think this treatment works well
20%
think this treatment is a hassle

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Side effects
The Lodine (Etodolac) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Ms Contin (Morphine Sulfate) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
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  • Death from lack of oxygen to the body (respiratory depression)

    Current use of medicine that affects liver enzyme CYP 3A4

    ...and 4 more risk factors

  • Death from overdose

    Children age 18 and younger

  • Death in newborn babies from opioid withdrawal (Neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome)

    Long-term use during pregnancy

  • Tolerance, dependence, and addiction

    Taking more than the prescribed dose

    ...and 2 more risk factors

  • Driving impairment

    Taking with alcohol

    ...and 2 more risk factors

  • Low blood pressure

    Age 65 years or older

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