Arthrotec

Active Ingredient(s): Diclofenac + Misoprostol
FDA Approved: * December 24, 1997
Pharm Company: * GD SEARLE LLC
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Arthrotec Overview

The combination diclofenac/misoprostol (trade name Arthrotec) is a pharmaceutical product that contains: Diclofenac sodium: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with analgesic properties Misoprostol: Gastrointestinal (GI) mucosal protective prostaglandin E1 analog. In the United Kingdom it is available in two strengths. It is marketed by Pharmacia and its indication is for prophylaxis against NSAID-induced gastroduodenal ulceration in patients requiring diclofenac for rheumatoid arthr...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diclofenac/misoprostol

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Substitution for arthrotec

There are generics available for the drugs that are in arthrotec and I am wondering if it will be as effective if I take them separately. It would be a lot less expensive. ## You can find Arthrotec 50 for about $ .50 per pill versus approximately 8 times that price from an americam drug company. These are made by Pharmicia Limited (a Pfizer subsidery) ## Yes, taking them separately will still work the same as taking them combined in one medication. It is often done, if it is cheaper for someone than buying the combined, or name brand medication. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Arthrotec is listed as containing Diclofenac and Misoprostol. Is there anything else I can help with?

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searle 1421

white round says searle 1421 on one side and 75 with 4 A's on other ## This pill is called OrthoPro it is used for arthritis and is an anti-inflammatory. ## This medication is actually called Arthrotec, it contains 75mgs of Diclofenac and 200mcgs of Misoprostol, so it combines a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory with the Misoprostol to help protect the stomach from the damage that they can cause, such as ulcerations. It treats pain and swelling and it may still cause other side effects, that can include nausea, dizziness, headache and drowsiness. Learn more Diclofenac details here and you can learn more Misoprostol details here. Are there any questions or comments? ## Used searles 1421 not sure if pregnant or not because i didnt see my periods. I took 2 tablets through the mouth

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Rumoquin N F Where Can I Buy It

I just found Rumoquin NF at Mexipharmacy. They don't seem to take credit cards, but offer other ways to buy. I've been taking Arthrotec 75 for about 14 years for arthritis all over my body. My pain seems to respond favorably to diclofenac and Arthrotec 75 contains misprostol as well, a stomach protectant. However, I ran out when last in Mexico and was sold Rumoquin NF at a farmacia. The diclofenac worked its wonders, but the additional ingredients, dexamethasone and methocarbamol, seem to potentiate the relief. Rumoquin NF is also orders of magnitude cheaper and I generally need take only one per day. Win/win. ## i would like to order some of the rumoquin how much is it? im from sacramento, ca ## Stacey, try mexipharmacy. Rumoquin NF is not easy to find, but seems to be sold pri...

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Searle 1411 white round pill

White round pill marked searle 1411 on one side and on the reverse four A with 50 in the center ## white pill the front SEARLE 1411 on reverse four A's with 50 in the middle ## This is an Arthrotec tablet, it contains 50mgs of Diclofenac and 200mgs of Misoprostol, it is most commonly used to treat the pain and inflammation associated with arthritic conditions. Learn more Arthrotec details here. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and drowsiness. Are there any comments or questions?

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Arthrotec And Rivocacet

Can I take arthrotec and rivocacet at the same time? ## Sorry the name of it is spelled rivacocet ## Arthrotec contains the active ingredients Diclofenac and Misoprostol, it couples a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory with a medication to prevent it from causing gastrointestinal damage. Learn more Diclofenac details here. Learn more Misoprostol details here. Rivacocet contains the active ingredients Oxycodone and Acetaminophen, so it's a narcotic analgesic. Learn more Rivacocet details here. And yes, they are sometimes used together to help someone get better pain control, since they aren't in the same drug classes. However, if your doctor has instructed you not to combine them, then there may be reasons for that and you should follow their instructions. Additionally, you should kn...

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arthrotec 50

can i take arthrotec if i am alergic to sulfas ## Hi ron, I have found no reports stating that Arthrotec contains sulfa. This medication is a combination of an ulcer protective agent called misoprostol and the NSAID diclofenac; neither of which contain sulfa nor carry any contraindications to use in patients allergic to sulfa(s). Did you have any other questions or concerns regarding this medication? Please post back if you do.

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Searle 421

just need to know what it is and it s uses ## Hi Jim, The imprint on this pill is actually 1421 as opposed to 421. "Searle 1421" is identified as Arthrotec (diclofenac sodium 75 mg + misoprostol 200 mcg). This medication is prescribed for treatment of arthritis symptoms while at the same time providing protection from the development of stomach and intestinal ulcers due to the arthritis medication. You can read more about this drug by following the link below: Did you have any other questions or comments regarding Arthrotec?

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Round White Searle 1421

HI I HAVE A MEDIUM SIZE WHITE PILL CALLED I WANT TO KNOW IF TAKEN BY MISTAKE WHAT EFFECTS I MIGHT GET ? I'M TOM I LIVE EDMONTON TODAY.S DATE NOV 10 2011 ## Hi Tom, "Searle 1421" is identified as Arthrotec (diclofenac sodium 75 mg + misoprostol 200 mcg). This medication is prescribed for treatment of arthritis symptoms while at the same time providing protection from the development of stomach and intestinal ulcers due to the arthritis medication. I can't really tell you how these drugs will effect you if ingested; medications can affect everyone differently, some people get great results from taking, but there are others that it doesn't work for and the only way to find out is to actually try it. Not that I recommend doing so. You can read more about this drug by fol...

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ARTHROTEC GOOD SO FAR

WENT TO DOCTOR WHO SAID I HAD INFLANATION OF THE BONE AND LIGAMENTS OF MY SHOULDER FROM LIFTING WEIGHTS ARTHROTECK AFTER EVEN DAY ONE <TOOK SWEELING DOWN DRAMATICALLY AND REDUCED PAIN SENSITIVITY VERY GOOD SO FAR A LITTLE UNSET STOMACH BUT NOT TOO BAD.

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Arthrotec generics

Will taking diclofenac/misoprostol separately (generics for the drugs in Arthrotec) be as effective as taking them combined as one pill. It will be much less expensive to take 2 generics. ## It's possible, but hard to say, have you tried asking your doctor or pharmacist about this? The Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and the Misoprostol is there, really, just to help protect your stomach from the irritation and damage it may cause. Some of the most common side effects of using this include: nausea, drowsiness, headaches and diarrhea. You can read more about them here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## Absolutely not! My insurance company would not pay for the arthrotec75 because the two items could be obtain generically. The seperate pills, diclofenac and...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Diclofenac + Misoprostol
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 50mg + 0.2mg, 50mg + 200mcg, 75mg + 0.2mg, 75mg + 200mcg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Arthrotec: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0025-1411 Arthrotec (Diclofenac Sodium (Enteric Coated Core) 50 mg / Misoprostol (Non-enteric Coated Mantle) 200 Mcg) Oral Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0025-1421 Arthrotec (Diclofenac Sodium (Enteric Coated Core) 75 mg / Misoprostol (Non-enteric Coated Mantle) 200 Mcg) Oral Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 16590-024 Arthrotec (Diclofenac Sodium (Enteric Coated Core) 75 mg / Misoprostol (Non-enteric Coated Mantle) 200 Mcg) Oral Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 21695-425 Arthrotec (Diclofenac Sodium (Enteric Coated Core) 75 mg / Misoprostol (Non-enteric Coated Mantle) 200 Mcg) Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp.
  • 49999-987 Arthrotec (Diclofenac Sodium (Enteric Coated Core) 75 mg / Misoprostol (Non-enteric Coated Mantle) 200 Mcg) Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 54569-4579 Arthrotec Oral Tablet, Film Coated by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 54868-4164 Arthrotec (Diclofenac Sodium (Enteric Coated Core) 50 mg / Misoprostol (Non-enteric Coated Mantle) 200 Mcg) Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-4165 Arthrotec (Diclofenac Sodium (Enteric Coated Core) 75 mg / Misoprostol (Non-enteric Coated Mantle) 200 Mcg) Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55289-406 Arthrotec (Diclofenac Sodium (Enteric Coated Core) 50 mg / Misoprostol (Non-enteric Coated Mantle) 200 Mcg) Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 63629-3359 Arthrotec (Diclofenac Sodium (Enteric Coated Core) 75 mg / Misoprostol (Non-enteric Coated Mantle) 200 Mcg) Oral Tablet by Bryant Ranch Prepack

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Arthrotec and sulfa allergy
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Arthrotec generics
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Arthrotec And Rivocacet
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arthrotec 50
can i take arthrotec if i am alergic to sulfas ## Hi ron, I have found no reports stating that Arthrotec contains sulfa.... 1 reply
Arthrotec 75 side effects
has anyone had any bad side effects with this drug? ## Side effects are possible with any medication, some are worse tha... 1 reply
Arthrotec 75 uses
bursitis ## I have terrible pain in my knees so I consulted an orthopaedic and he has prescribed rotec t5 after an x'... 1 reply
Arthrotec Tab 75-200
White Round pill marked Searle with the number1421 ## Here's the monograph listing for more information on this drug... 1 reply
ARTHROTEC GOOD SO FAR
WENT TO DOCTOR WHO SAID I HAD INFLANATION OF THE BONE AND LIGAMENTS OF MY SHOULDER FROM LIFTING WEIGHTS ARTHROTECK AFTER...
xarelto and arthrotec
I seem to be doing fine with the xarelto, but my arthritis is killing me without my prescription pain reliever, Arthrote... 2 replies
Substitution for arthrotec
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