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Arthrotec vs. Naproxen for Pain

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Arthrotec

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Other Names: Aleve   Naprosyn   Naproxen Sodium   Anaprox   Midol
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 41,557 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Naproxen sodium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as:* osteoarthritis* kidney stones* rheumatoid arth... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Cindy
September 21, 2014
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Naproxen and canker sores
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Meloxicam helps with knee swelling/pain
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What patients are saying about Arthrotec vs. Naproxen

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work, Arthrotec......didn't work.....Looking for people...
...osteoarthritis. He has been perscribed Naproxen......didn't work, Arthrotec......didn't work.....Looking for people with...
says arthrotec is good, and I see people mention meloxicam,...
...Just a question to everyone, I found naproxen not very good, and a gf of mine says arthrotec is good, and I see people mention meloxicam, so I am wondering...
I got put on Naproxen last week because the Arthrotec...
...Arthrotec was upsetting my stomach too much (plus a few other side affects). After four days of taking it, I am feeling light headed, dizzy to the point i think i am going to fall over, upset stom...
the edge off. My doctor has just changed me to Arthrotec...
...I am on Naproxen 500mg three times per day for chronic pelvic pain and it only barely takes the edge off. My doctor has just changed me to Arthrotec because I have ...Dosage of Arthrotec 75mg...
why she gave me the Arthrotec instead. I'll definately...
...previously on Naproxen, but, unfortunately had stomach issues, so that's why she gave me the Arthrotec instead.  I'll definately have to talk to her soon though, this is getting really frustrating....
I took Arthrotec and it helped as well as naproxen. I found...
I took Arthrotec and it helped as well as naproxen. I found Naproxen much harder on the stomach. A little Xantac isn't going to make much...
I took Arthrotec and it helped as well as naproxen....
Quote: I took Arthrotec and it helped as well as naproxen. I found Naproxen much harder on the stomach. A little Xantac isn't...
some not so desirable side effects. The Arthrotec will also...
I also took Voltaren, Lodeine, Naproxen and now Arthrotec. All of them so far have had some not so desirable side effects. The Arthrotec will also protect your stomach from damage due to...
took me off Naproxen & started me on Arthrotec. Relieves...
...took me off Naproxen & started me on Arthrotec. Relieves inflamation better, but ...I have to take Tylenol. Relieves about 90% ...night. Have to take Nexium fo...
sister told me was naproxen with a tummy protector combined...
...similar for many painkillers, not just NSAIDs. I ended up in hospital with gastritis off Diconal and codeine (seperately, twice, and diclofenac did the same to ...Arthrotec, which my sister tol...
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