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Arthrotec Pregnancy

(Diclofenac / Misoprostol)

  • Pill
  • Extended release
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Is Arthrotec (Diclofenac / Misoprostol) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is X. It is advised that you: Unsafe
Pregnancy

Arthrotec (Diclofenac / Misoprostol) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • No info available
  • Downsides
  • Can't be used in pregnant or breastfeeding women.
  • Tips
  • Don't give Arthrotec (Diclofenac / Misoprostol) to anyone that it's not prescribed to, especially women who are pregnant or are trying to become pregnant.
  • Risks
  • If you're in the late stages of pregnancy (more than 30 weeks), taking Arthrotec (Diclofenac / Misoprostol) can increase the risk of a heart defect in your baby. Talk with your doctor before using this medication while pregnant.
Source: FDA package insert