- Conjugated Estrogens
- Cyproterone Acetate–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Desogestrel–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Drospirenone–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Levonorgestrel–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Arthrotec* used for?
Generic for Arthrotec* is prescribed for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in patients who are at high risk of developing stomach ulcers when taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. This combination medication contains Diclofenac Sodium and Misoprostol. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Arthrotec*?
The dosage of Generic for Arthrotec* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Generic for Arthrotec* with food or milk to lessen stomach upset.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Arthrotec*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Arthrotec* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Arthrotec*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Arthrotec*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Arthrotec*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Arthrotec*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Arthrotec*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Arthrotec* can interact with blood thinners, diabetes medicines, and steroids.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Arthrotec*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Arthrotec* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Arthrotec* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Arthrotec* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Arthrotec* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Arthrotec* can cause side effects such as nausea, diarrhea, mild stomach pain, gas, dizziness, headache, and blurred vision. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Arthrotec*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Arthrotec*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Arthrotec* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Arthrotec*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Arthrotec*?
How will Generic for Arthrotec* work in my body?
How should Generic for Arthrotec* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Arthrotec* drug interactions and side effects?
Warnings and Precautions
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Arthrotec* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.