Arthrotec Medication Information
Adults who have rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis may receive Arthrotec® (diclofenac/misoprostol). This combination medication also contains a drug that can help prevent stomach or intestinal ulcers that Arthrotec may cause in some people.
This drug comes as a tablet that is taken two to four times daily. You should take each dose at the same times each day and also take these tablets with food. Although most people tolerate this drug well, side effects may occur and can include diarrhea, indigestion, and nausea.
Before taking Arthrotec review the safety information for the medication with your healthcare provider. For example, you may not be able to use this medicine if you are pregnant or have problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver.
(Click Arthrotec for more information on this medication, including how it works, details on its safety and effectiveness, and potential side effects.)