Article: Etodolac

Systematic (IUPAC) name
1,8-diethyl-1,3,4,9-tetrahydropyrano-[3,4-b]indole-1-acetic acid
CAS number 41340-25-4
ATC code M01AB08
PubChem 3308
DrugBank APRD00067
Chemical data
Formula C17H21NO3
Mol. weight 287.354 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Protein binding 100%
Metabolism  ?
Half life 7.3 ± 4.0 hours
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status
Routes  ?

Etodolac is the International Nonproprietary Name(INN) of 1,8-diethyl-1,3,4,9-tetrahydropyrano-[3,4-b]indole-1-acetic acid (empirical formula C17H21NO3), also sold under the trade name Lodine. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to treat pain associated with arthritis and other conditions.