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When and How to Take This Medicine

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with diclofenac/misoprostol include the following:
  • This medication comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth three to four times a day, although some people may take it twice a day.
  • Diclofenac/misoprostol should be taken with a meal.
  • Try to take this medication at the same time each day to keep an even level in your blood.
  • Do not crush, cut, or chew diclofenac/misoprostol. The tablets should be swallowed whole.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Dosing Information for Diclofenac/Misoprostol

The dose of diclofenac/misoprostol your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • The reason you are taking the medication
  • How well you tolerate it
  • Other medications you are taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Diclofenac/Misoprostol Dosage for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Diclofenac/misoprostol may react with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Diclofenac/Misoprostol).

What If I Overdose on This Medication?

An overdose with diclofenac/misoprostol can be potentially dangerous. If you happen to overdose on this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Arthrotec Overdose for more information.)
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