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Diclofenac and Misoprostol (Systemic)

Brand Names : Arthrotec 50, Arthrotec 75

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Antirheumatic (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory)

Diclofenac and misoprostol (dye-KLOE-fen-ak and mye-soe-PROST-ole)combination is used for patients with arthritis who may develop stomach ulcers from taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) alone.

Diclofenac is a NSAID used in this combination medicine to help relieve some symptoms of arthritis, such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain.

Misoprostol is used in this combination medicine to prevent stomach ulcers.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage form(s):

  • Tablets (U.S. and Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Arthrotec 50
  • Arthrotec 75

In Canada -

  • Arthrotec 50
  • Arthrotec 75


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Diclofenac and Misoprostol: Before Using

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