Serious and Rare Reactions to Arthrotec

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Arthrotec are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  • Chest pain
  • Weakness on one side of your body
  • Problems speaking or walking
  • Severe or persistent diarrhea
  • Decreased urination
  • Dry mouth, lips, or skin, which could be signs of dehydration
  • Menstrual problems, including irregular or heavy periods
  • Unexplained bruising or bleeding
  • Bloody, black, or tarry stools
  • Vomiting blood
  • Bloody nose
  • Unusual swelling of the arms, hands, legs, ankles, or feet
  • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • Unexplained tiredness or weakness
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.

Other Problems

Other uncommon side effects were also reported with Arthrotec or the two individual components of the drug (diclofenac and misoprostol).
Some of these rare but possible side effects include but are not limited to:
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