Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Arthrotec

Descriptions


Diclofenac and misoprostol combination is used to relieve symptoms of arthritis (e.g., osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis) in patients who may develop stomach ulcers from taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), used to relieve symptoms of arthritis such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain. Misoprostol is used to decrease the chance of having stomach and intestinal ulcers.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Enteric Coated
  • Tablet