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A 32-year-old male asked:

how long does is take for arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) to work?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
A few days: You should know within a few days, week at the most, if the dose you are on is effective, etc.

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I took cytotec (misoprostol) to terminate an unwanted pregnancy and I have been bleeding a month?

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Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Get checked: You need to be evaluated to make sure the pregancy is gone. You need to have a preganancy test and be evaluated. See your doctor.
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I took cytotec (misoprostol) to terminate an unwanted pregnancy and now I have been bleeding a month now why?

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Bleeding after cytot: If it has been a month since you took the medication, you could have not expelled the tissue completely. You need an ultrasound to determine if any tissue remains.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Is anyone familiar with arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol)?

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Dr. Thomas Lafferty
Rheumatology 30 years experience
Yes: Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) is an anti-inflammatory which combines diclofenac (aka voltaren) and Misoprostol ( formerly known as cytotec) - the latter helps minimize the risk for stomach bleeding from the diclofenac.
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Can you use indomethacin with misoprostol tablets to treat arthritis?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Sure.: The combination of NSAID and Misoprostol as a gastric protectant is a great idea to manage arthritis pain while minimizing the risk for gastritis/ulcers.
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A 33-year-old female asked:

How much are cytotec (misoprostol) affective for 4 weeks pregnancy?

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Dr. Bruce Young
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60 -80%: When it's in the uterus, but it's important to know if it's in the tube as that won't work, so a doctor should be consulted for proper treatment.

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