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Arthrotec vs. Naproxen for Pain

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Arthrotec

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/ 2,479 posts

Naproxen

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/ 38,890 posts
Other Names: Aleve   Naprosyn   Naproxen Sodium   Anaprox   Midol
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,479 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 38,890 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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What patients are saying about Arthrotec vs. Naproxen

68 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
am on Naproxen now ( after Arthrotec and Hydroxychloroquin)...
...on Naproxen now ( after Arthrotec and Hydroxychloroquin) but it is not working for me either. I think the next step from what the Specialist said last week was moving to the Prednasone.... I hav...
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...
...me off Naproxen & started me on Arthrotec. Relieves inflamation better, but ...take Tylenol. Relieves about 90% of pain & stiffnes, ...Have to take Nexium for ...
why she gave me the Arthrotec instead.  I'll definately...
...Linda196, I was previously on Naproxen, but, unfortunately had stomach issues, so that's why she gave me the Arthrotec instead.  I'll definately have ...this is getting really frustrating.  I h...
They used to prescribe Arthrotec, which my sister told...
...said for using lansoprazole or similar ...lansoprazole I get severe gastritis off them, ...proper protection. They used to prescribe Arthrotec, which my sister told me was naproxen with a tu...
can take Arthrotec wich contains diclofenic misprostrol....
...Long term use of NSAIDs like Naproxen and ibuprofen can cause side effects ...are inadequately relieved of pain and inflammation by NSAIDs. ...GIT. You can take Arthrotec wich contains diclo...
I, too, have been on Arthrotec for quite a while...
...Nadine, I, too, have been on Arthrotec for quite a while and ...blood pressure, etc.� I took Tylenol Arthritis for a while.� After ...really works I now use Naproxen and Tylenol 3.� I kno...
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