Arthrotec vs Naproxen

Arthrotec
(Rx)
Naproxen
(OTC)
Arthrotec is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Naproxen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.8
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.4
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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December 24, 1997
December 21, 1993
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,994 Discussions
57,839 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#3 for OA
Arthrotec is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Swelling
#3 for Headaches
#4 for RA
#5 for Cramping
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Back Pain
#8 for Joint Pain
#9 for Fever
#10 for OA
#11 for Discomfort
#12 for Severe Pain
#14 for Tendonitis
#15 for Muscle Pain
Naproxen is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Art
Stomach Problems
8
Bleeding
6
Nausea
6
Weight Gain
4
Cramping
3
Weight Loss
3
High Blood Pressure
3
Hip Pain
2
Stomach Issues
2
Spotting
2
Nap
Stomach Problems
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Drowsiness
2
Rash
2
Stomach Issues
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Gastritis
1
Tinnitus
1
GI Bleeding
1
Pins And Needles
1
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Naproxen
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Stomach Problems
Art
Nap
8
3
Bleeding
Art
Nap
6
0
Nausea
Art
Nap
6
0
Weight Gain
Art
Nap
4
0
Cramping
Art
Nap
3
0
Weight Loss
Art
Nap
3
0
High Blood Pressure
Art
Nap
3
0
Hip Pain
Art
Nap
2
0
Stomach Issues
Art
Nap
2
1
Spotting
Art
Nap
2
0
Stomach Problems
Nap
Art
3
8
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nap
Art
2
0
Drowsiness
Nap
Art
2
0
Rash
Nap
Art
2
0
Stomach Issues
Nap
Art
1
2
Stomach Irritation
Nap
Art
1
0
Gastritis
Nap
Art
1
0
Tinnitus
Nap
Art
1
0
GI Bleeding
Nap
Art
1
0
Pins And Needles
Nap
Art
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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X Category X
Arthrotec is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Arthrotec and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Naproxen and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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: 50 mg-200 mcg, 75 mg-200 mcg
Tablet: 75-0.2 mg
Tablet: 220 mg, 250 mg, 375 mg, 500 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Diclofenac Sodium/Misoprostol
Naproxen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Arthrotec and Naproxen: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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