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Diclofenac Sodium/Misoprostol

Arthrotec is used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in those who are at a high risk of developing ulcers or other complications from NSAIDs. 

The potential risks should be weighed against the benefits when considering Arthrotec. If Arthrotec is prescribed, it should be used at the lowest dose for the shortest period possible. 

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