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Arthrotec®

Diclofenac/misoprostol Rheumatology An enteric-coated analgesic used in Pts with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis who are at ↑ risk for NSAID-induced ulcers Adverse events Diarrhea, dyspepsia, N&V
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She was prescribed a series of medication including Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Arthrotec, Diclofenac, and Flexeril but found no relief.
Recently, Gifstad and colleagues (56) performed a prospective randomized study looking at the 2-year outcome of femoral fixation of HS grafts with the Bone Mulch[TM] Screw or the EZLoc[TM] (Arthrotec Inc., Warsaw, IN) femoral fixation, which is a cortical based fixation device.
Diclofenac Sodium + Misoprostol (Arthrotec 50) 50 mg/200 mcg tablet; Cetirizine 2HCl (Cetrizin) 10 mg tablet; Clindamycin (Clindacap-300) 300 mg tablet; Simvastatin (Zimmex 20) 20 mg tablet; Rosiglitazone maleate (Avandia) 4 mg tablet; Gentamicin sulfate (Gentaderm) 0.1 g/ 100 g cream;
Misoprostol a synthetic PGE1 analogue, has been marketed by the name of Cytotec by Searle, Arthrotec by Pfizer, and Prozotec by Atco, STmom by Zafa .
"Anti-inflammatory drugs (arthrotec, ibuprofen) help alleviate some symptoms but do not prevent damage and are now used to help pain control.
This FDA approval was awarded to the company's subsidiary Watson Laboratories Inc for Diclofenac Sodium and Misoprostol Delayed-Release Tablets, the generic equivalent to GD Searle's ARTHROTEC, which is indicated for treatment of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in patients at high risk of developing NSAID-induced gastric and duodenal ulcers and their complications.
For example, some formularies require separate prescriptions for diclofenac and misoprostol for gastroprotection in patients with arthritis, rather than combination therapy with Arthrotec. In other instances, formularies mandate the use of Fosamax (or generic alendronate) for the treatment of osteoporosis.
For example, some formularies require separate prescriptions for diclofenac and misoprostol for gastroprotection in patients with arthritis, rather than combination therapy with Arthrotec. Other formularies mandate Fosamax (or generic alendronate) for the treatment of osteoporosis.
The combination tablet of diclofenac sodium and misoprostol (Arthrotec) also requires prior authorization by the prescribing physician in many health plans.
Best known products from Morpeth include Aldactone, a cardio-vascular treatment, and Arthrotec, a pain-killer for arthritics.
They reported fewer GI adverse events (endoscopically observed gastric erosion and ulcers) with rofecoxib than with other NSAIDs--naproxen (Naprosyn), ibuprofen (Motrin), diclofenac (Cataflam), nabumetone (Relafen), diclofenac/misoprostol (Arthrotec), and nimesulide.
Q I AM taking arthrotec and allopurinol for arthritis and gout.