Were you looking for information about Arthrotec? Athrotec is a common misspelling of Arthrotec.
A healthcare provider may prescribe Arthrotec® (diclofenac/misoprostol) to help treat pain and inflammation caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. As a combination drug, it can also help prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers that can occur due to the other component in Arthrotec. This medicine is specifically designed for use in adults who have these types of arthritis and are at risk for developing ulcers.
To help ensure a safe treatment process, tell your healthcare provider about any other medical problems you might have, such as problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver, as well as any other medications, vitamins, or supplements you are taking.
(Click Arthrotec for more information, including side effects to look out for during treatment and details on when and how to take the medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)