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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

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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?

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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Dr. Ralph Wharton
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