Arthrotec®

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
No
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
No
Liquid strengths
n/a
Liquid sugar free or not
n/a
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
Yes
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
No
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
This is a compound preparation of diclofenac with misoprostol. Consider changing patients to diclofenac and an acid suppressant e.g. ranitidine or lansoprazole. See relevant monographs for more information.
Film coated
No
Modified release
No
Enteric coated
Yes
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Diclofenac and Misoprostol
Safe or appropriate to crush
No