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Rs. 134.74
Rs 158.52

Rs.13.47/tablet

10 tablet(s)/Strip

Pack Size : 2x10's tablet

Rs.317.04 Total

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Prescription Required

Arthrotec 50mg/0.2mg tablet

Arthrotec 50mg/0.2mg tablet is composed of

Diclofenac Sodium (50mg)
Misoprostol (0.2mg)

Primarily used for

Arthritis Inflammation Pain

Belongs to the category

Antirheumatic (Systemic)

Precaution:

Caution is advised while using this drug if you are a patient with a history of gastric lesions, Renal, hepatic (liver) and cardiac insufficiency. Not to be used by patients with hepatic porphyrias and hematologic (blood) abnormalities. In elderly people and patients getting long-term therapy the Liver functions tests and blood tests must be regularly monitored.

Patients with heart conditions should consult a doctor before taking misoprostol.

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usesUses of Diclofenac Sodium

This medicine is used in the management of muscular and skeletal disorder pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthrosis, ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis affecting joints of spine), acute gout (complex form of arthritis with extreme pain and swelling of joints) and chronic juvenile arthritis (arthritis in children)

side-effectsSide effects of Diclofenac Sodium

This medicine can cause stomach upset and gastric pain, headache, edema, ulcer, liver and kidney problems, skin allergy, blood problems, and pain at injection site.

pillsWhen not to use Diclofenac Sodium

This medicine should not be used by patients allergic to aspirin/antiinflammatory drugs and patients with active peptic ulcer and Proctitis (inflammation of rectum).

food-pillsHow to take Diclofenac Sodium

This medicine should be taken with food.

usesUses of Misoprostol

Arthrotec is used in treating gastric and duodenal ulcers (stomach ulcers).

side-effectsSide effects of Misoprostol

Some patients might experience diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, gas, or abnormal vaginal bleeding. If you experience any of these symptoms please consult your doctor before taking misoprostol.

pillsWhen not to use Misoprostol

Women of childbearing age should consult a doctor before taking misoprostol.

food-pillsHow to take Misoprostol

This medicine should be taken with food.

pills Expert Advice for Diclofenac Sodium

  • Discontinue medication and inform prescriber if there is constant stomach pain, cramps, blood in stool. 
  • Take a sufficient amount of fluids (2-3 liters per day) to maintain hydration, unless restricted by the doctor. 
  • Avoid alcohol during therapy.

Q: How long does it take Misoprostol to form an effect?
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Warnings

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    Driving

    Diclofenac Sodium

    Please avoid driving when taking this medicine as it may affect your ability to drive.

    Misoprostol

    Please avoid driving when taking this medicine as it may affect your ability to drive.

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    Alcohol

    Diclofenac Sodium

    Please avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine.

  • pregnant

    Pregnancy

    Diclofenac Sodium

    It is advised that you consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

    Misoprostol

    Research suggests that pregnant women should avoid misoprostol.

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    Breast Feeding

    Diclofenac Sodium

    Research suggests that this medicine is not safe to be used during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

    Misoprostol

    Research suggests that pregnant women should avoid misoprostol.

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