Arthrotec (Diclofenac/Misoprostol) Product Information
Arthrotec is an NSAID or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is prescribed to treat pain and inflammation. It is a combination medication containing Diclofenac and Misoprostol.
Diclofenac decreases substances that cause inflammation while misoprostol helps to protect the stomach. This medication can be used to treat include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and other inflammatory issues.
Arthrotec is manufactured by Pfizer and we offer it in these dosages: 50mg/200mcg and 75mg/200mcg enteric coated tablets.
The 50 mg and 75 mg refer to Diclofenac dosage while 200 mcg is the fixed dosage of misoprostol. We also have the generic option available from Canada. The brand options starts at $69.00 USD price for the 50mg/200mcg dose and $75.00 USD price for the 75mg/200mcg dose.
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The dosage of Arthrotec will depend upon the condition it is being used to treat. In most cases the recommended daily dose is 50 mg of diclofenac twice daily with a maximum dosage of 100 mg per day.
The decrease the possibility of stomach upset, you should take each enteric-coated tablets with food. Also it is suggested that staying upright for about 20 minutes following each dose will also help prevent stomach irritation.
Arthrotec may cause the following side effects:
- Sensitivity to sunlight
- Decreased appetite
- Change in taste
- Stomach pain
It is important to avoid Arthrotec if you are pregnant or think you are pregnant. One of the ingredients, known as Misoprostol, can cause miscarriages, premature labor and birth defects. As a result, you must be extremely careful when using birth control to ensure that pregnancy does not occur while taking this medication.
Speak to your doctor in advance if you have ever suffered from any of the following conditions:
- Heart disease
- You have had or are due to have heart surgery
- Bleeding in the stomach or intestines
- Severe reactions after taking aspirin
- High blood pressure
- Blood clots
The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.