Skip to content

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Arthrotec 50 Oral.

Overall User Ratings

93 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 39 Next»
Condition: Osteoarthritis with High Risk of Developing Ulcers
6/22/2014 4:28:36 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Osteoarthritis with High Risk of Developing Ulcers
2/8/2014 1:43:55 AM

Reviewer: Marilyn, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I found that using it after my hip replacement surgery only prolonged my swelling in my afflicted leg. Because it contains sodium I wouldn't recommend it after surgery unless you don't have any problems with swelling

Condition: Osteoarthritis with High Risk of Developing Ulcers
11/9/2013 7:41:09 PM

Reviewer: Castle girl, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Took naproxen for years and always had some pain, sometimes a lot and after 3 days on Arthrotec 50 mg. I have no pain what so ever!

Condition: Osteoarthritis with High Risk of Developing Ulcers
9/16/2013 3:10:25 AM

Reviewer: Jane, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
About 15 years ago I limped into my doctor's office with osteoarthritis. He started me on arthrotec. The relief was almost immediate. I was forced to stop taking it for a couple of months and my pains came back big time. I even had an MRI recently to see if I had a rotator cuff problem. Back on it and all is well. It has given me such relief! Yes, I have IBS and this may make it a little wors ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Osteoarthritis with High Risk of Developing Ulcers
7/4/2013 8:26:09 PM

Reviewer: pam4given, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Nothing seemed to work after taking over the counter NSAIDS and having shots to my knee. On it for a year now keep trying to get off it but the pain becomes debilitating. One pill a day does fine and sometimes I skip a day but the pain starts to build up without it. Small amount of abdominal discomfort noted but worry about bleeding. MD says its safe at the dose I'm taking. Its worth it to b ... Show Full Comment

1-5 of 39 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

feet
Solutions for 19 types.
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
pregnancy test and calendar
Helping you get pregnant.
man rubbing painful knee
A visual guide.
lone star tick
How to identify that bite.
woman standing behind curtains
How it affects you.
brain scan with soda
Tips to avoid complications.
row of colored highlighter pens
Tips for living better.
human lungs
Symptoms, causes, treatments.
woman dreaming
What Do Your Dreams Say About You?
two male hands
Test your knowledge.

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.