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Diclofenac And Misoprostol Medication
I currently take Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) now and I am still in pain especially in my low back and hands. Is there another non-narcotic medication I can ask Dr about?
Limited options: Besides the addition of something like Tylenol (acetaminophen) there isn't much out there, as "stacked" nonsteroidals start to have significant adverse effects. If you are interested in alternative options, there is some evolving data about tart charries and anti-inflammatory effect - the data is real but very nascent. Glucosamine (+/- chrondroiton) have even less data, but are also rather benign. ...Read more
Misoporstol (Cytotec) is a labor inducer is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug. Misoprostol is a medication that causes the uterus to contract. This can be used to induce labor. It is also used to help a miscarriage pass more quickly. It is either taken by mouth or as tablets placed into the vagina. Misoprostol causes significant cramping and, if it is used to pass a miscarriage, causes vaginal bleeding. This is a normal ...Read more
Probably not. ..: It chemically related to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ...Read more
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
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
Is arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) taken every 12 hours if it says take 1 tablet twice a day?
Yes: It can be taken in the morning and at night. ...Read more
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
Arthotec contain two medications - diclofenac arthritis medicine ; Misoprostol stomach protector.
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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
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
Yes: If you are not allergic to either one, you can safely take both together ...Read more
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
I take arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) 75mg 2x daily. Now I've been given oxycodone 5/325 to take sparingly as needed. Can these be taken together?
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I take arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) 75mg twice a day and I want to take acetaminophen 650mg how many should I take and how should I space the acetaminophen out?
Is it safe to take arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) and 650mg acetaminophen at the same time or does it need to be spaced out a certain amount of time? Thanks!
Somewhat different: Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that taken long term may require a proton pump inhibitor such as prilosec to prevent G. I. Problems such as ulcer. Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) contains diclofenac, also an N SAID but also misoprostil an older drug to protect the G.I. tract. You should try diclofenac separately without and Mexican to see which is better. Long term u need pump inhibitor separately. ...Read more
What to do if I'm 9 weeks pregnant. Is abortion with arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) safe at this stage?
My resting heart rate increased by 15 while taking arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol). Should I be concerned?
Common sense with ri: Go down to the drugstore and check your blood pressure and pulse daily for a week without it. Write it down. (with your doctor's permission) and then do this while taking arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol). Then review it with your doctor. It could be nothing or a problem, depending on what your cardiac system is to begin with. ...Read more
I have arthritis pain in my hands and I take arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) and was wondering can I use a OTC cream on my hands at the same time? If so what kind is good?
Yes: I think you should stick to arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol). If that's not cutting it, then you seek a step up in your treatment from your physician. I don't think a cream will be that helpful. ...Read more
Can arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) or other nsaids cause elevated liver enzymes? I don't drink at all and don't know what could be causing it otherwise?
Which anti-inflammatory is more effective for hallux pain - voltaren, exxiv (etoricoxib), ipobrufen, arthrotec, (diclofenac and misoprostol) other? Uric acid is normal, no swell.
M31, why my surgeon prescribed arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) 50mg for 5 days after hernia surgery. Its giving me mild pain in stomach, what alternative I may take.
Acceptable: As long as you are not pregnant. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) while having a ulcer, and or gastritis and taking omeprazole 40 mg a day?
Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) omeprazol:
Are you symptomatic? For how long are you taking both medications?
Do get diarrhea? Gas per rectum? Are you eating well?
If you have no symptoms, the you are OK
Otherwise, you will require to see a gastroenterologist, have a gastroscopy,
or change your arthritis medication ...Read more
Is ketoprofen better than arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) for low back pain and osteoarthritis?
Same drug: All NSAID work the same. No one has been able to identify the reason for personal preference. None of them change the course of your disease. They work on pain only. Minimal inflammatory effect ...Read more
Had misoprostol yeaterday, today the bleeding stopped. And also from 2 to 3 days she didn't had any food. What food item she can had during medication?
Go ahead and eat: Let her eat whatever she wants.Get a more detailed answer ›