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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Diclofenac And Misoprostol (Definition)

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I keep having hunger pains, I eat plenty and take: aciphex, (rabeprazole) and arthrotec everyday. I am not sure what the cause is?

I keep having hunger pains, I eat plenty and take: aciphex, (rabeprazole) and arthrotec everyday. I am not sure what the cause is?

Hunger pains: Arthritic is an anti-inflammatory drug that can affect your stomach even if you are taking aciphex (rabeprazole). You should see a Gastroenterologist . You might need endoscopic study. You should stop arthrotec for now. ...Read more

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Is anyone familiar with arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol)?

Is anyone familiar with arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol)?

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. ...Read more

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Can I take 150 mg of Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) at one time?

Can I take 150 mg of Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) at one time?

No: You are likely to have side effects from the medication if you try this. You will have fewer problems and get better results with this medication if you take 75mg twice a day with food ...Read more

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

A few days: You should know within a few days, week at the most, if the dose you are on is effective, etc. ...Read more

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Is arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) safe to use in abortion?

Is arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) safe to use in abortion?

Not for use in preg: This is an arthritis medicine that should not be used during pregnancy. It will cause an abortion in very early pregnancy and more serious problems in later pregnancy. It is safe to use after an abortion. ...Read more

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Is arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) a narcotic?

Agree w Dr. Waghmar: Diclofenac + Misoprostol = Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol). This is an NSAID (declofencac) with a med to protect against ulcers (Misaprostil). ...Read more

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Does arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) thin the blood?

Does arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) thin the blood?

Arthrotech: The diclofenac in Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) belongs to a group of meds that have sometimes been associated with blood clotting not blood thinning. Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) does not 'thin' the blood. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam 15mg stronger than arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) 75mg?

Similar: Melodic am 15mg daily is the equivalent to 75mg twice a day of arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol). They are both nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs. Everyone responds to these differently. The one that works the best for you may not help the next person. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could take arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) and flexeril together?

Can you tell me if i could take arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) and flexeril together?

Yes: There is no drug interaction between arthotec and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). Flexeril is a muscle relaxer and arthotec is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) arthritis medicine with a stomach protector in the same tablet. ...Read more

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Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) 75/200mg , serequel 25mg, ativan 25mg, what are these for?

Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) 75/200mg , serequel 25mg, ativan 25mg, what are these for?

Arthritis,anxiety: Arthotec contain two medications - diclofenac arthritis medicine ; Misoprostol stomach protector. Seroquel (quetiapine) is used for anxiety and psychiatric problems - such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia usually in much higher doses than 25 mg. Seroquel (quetiapine) is in the antipsychotic family but also as a mood stabilizer ativan is a tranquilizer used for anxiety. Ativan is short term use or occasional rescue use. ...Read more

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If I take 1 arthrotec 75mg tablet is it ok to take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis 650mg tablets at the same time?

If I take 1 arthrotec 75mg tablet is it ok to take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis 650mg tablets at the same time?

Yes, Tylenol (acetaminophen) is 4-: -pain& arthrotec is an anti inflammatory med, & takes a little longer 4 its' effect 2 B noticed. B sure U watch Ur Tylenol (acetaminophen) intact from all sources! ...Read more

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Will arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) show up on a drug test as an opiate?

Probably not ...: It chemically related to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ...Read more

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I have bad pain and spasm in my lower neck and shoulder, I took arthrotec. Should I take robaxin or zanaflex for spasm?

I have bad pain and spasm in my lower neck and shoulder, I took arthrotec. Should I take robaxin or zanaflex for spasm?

Diagnosis first: Before you start variety of medications you need to be certain what the diagnosis is. In the neck it could be disc, muscle, or pinched nerve, or joint. These are all areas that your physician would evaluate before starting therapy ...Read more

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If I combo arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) with 650mg of acetaminophen, should I only take 1 or take 2 650mg of acetaminophen? Thanks!

If I combo arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) with 650mg of acetaminophen, should I only take 1 or take 2 650mg of acetaminophen? Thanks!

Occasional use: There are no known interactions between Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) and Acetaminophen. Assuming you have no kidney or liver impairments the occasional use of this combination is safe. If however you are needing to combine these often contact your physician to explore management of your pain ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Arthrotec (Definition)

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