Arthrotec. Arthrotec diclofenac sodiummisoprostol is a combination product containing diclofenac sodium a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drug nsaid with analgesic properties and misoprostol a gastrointestinal gi mucosal protective prostaglandin e1analog. Diclofenac blocks cox 1 and cox 2 enzymes which produce prostaglandins and play a role in the inflammatory process. Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances. Arthrotec oral tablets are white to off white round biconvex and.
Arthrotec is a combination drug of diclofenac and misoprostol. Diclofenac and misoprostol combination is used to relieve symptoms of arthritis eg osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in patients who may develop stomach ulcers from taking nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs nsaids. Search for clinical trials by condition keyword or trial number. Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drug nsaid.
Diclofenac misoprostol comes only as a delayed release oral tablet. Uk summary of product characteristics o 0. Misoprostol reduces stomach acid and replaces protective substances in the stomach that are reduced by nsaids. Arthrotec diclofenac misoprostol searle skokie il.
Misoprostol protects the stomach from. Cox 1 also is involved in platelet function and stomach protection. Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drug nsaid similar to ibuprofen motrin or advil naproxen naprosyn and others that is used to treat inflammation pain and fever. Arthrotec contains a combination of diclofenac and misoprostol.
Arthrotec is a combination of diclofenac and misoprostol. Share your location or enter your city or zip code to find studies near you. Diclofenac misoprostol oral tablet is available as a brand name drug and a generic drug. Diclofenac like other nsaids works by inhibiting the production of prostaglandins.
Arthrotec diclofenac sodiummisoprostol is a combination non steroidal anti inflammatory drug nsaid and a prostaglandin that protects the stomach from irritating effects of nsaids used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in people at high risk for developing stomach or intestinal ulcers. Diclofenac is the nonsteroidal anti inflammatory nsaid portion of arthrotec. Diclofenac is known as a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drug nsaid.