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List of Arthrotec Adverse Effects reported to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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Diarrhoea, Gastrointestinal Disorder, Flatulence (7729260-6)
on Sep 02, 2011 Female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 165.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • arthritis
  • blood pressure abnormal
and was treated with Arthrotec. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: diarrhoea, gastrointestinal disorder, flatulence. Arthrotec dosage: 75 Mg, 1x/day.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Lisinopril (10mg Two At A Time, Daily)
  • Ibuprofen (200 Mg, 3x/day)
  • Allopurinol (300 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Zolpidem Tartrate (10 Mg, As Needed)
  • Simvastatin (20 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (81 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Tylenol-500 (Unk)


Off Label Use, Coagulation Test Abnormal, Increased Tendency To Bruise (7710996-8)
Patient was taking Arthrotec. Patient had the following side effects: off label use, coagulation test abnormal, increased tendency to bruise on Aug 16, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female patient , 38 years of age, weighting 179.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • osteoarthritis
and. Arthrotec dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Naproxen
  • Vivelle
  • Nexium


Multiple Allergies, Oedema Peripheral, Fall, Amnesia, Gait Disturbance, Lower Limb Fracture, Scar, Rash, Psoriasis (7635999-3)
Adverse event was reported on Jul 12, 2011 by a Male patient taking Arthrotec (Dosage: 75 Mg, Tid) was diagnosed with
  • bone pain
  • sleep disorder
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 42 years of age, weighting 224.9 lb, After Arthrotec was administered, patient had the following side effects: multiple allergies, oedema peripheral, fall, amnesia, gait disturbance, lower limb fracture, scar, rash, psoriasis.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Trazodone Hcl (50 Mg, Hs)
  • Ibuprofen (Unk)
  • Protonix (Unk)
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Vicodin (5 / 500 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Bone Pain, Oedema Peripheral, Hepatic Function Abnormal, Lower Limb Fracture, Gait Disturbance, Somnambulism, Hypersensitivity, Fall (7633916-3)
on Jul 15, 2011 Male patient from UNITED STATES , 42 years of age, weighting 225.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • bone pain
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
and was treated with Arthrotec. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: bone pain, oedema peripheral, hepatic function abnormal, lower limb fracture, gait disturbance, somnambulism, hypersensitivity, fall. Arthrotec dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Protonix
  • Vicodin (5/500mg, 2x/day)
  • Ibuprofen
  • Aspirin
  • Trazodone Hcl (50 Mg Once Daily Before Bed)
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.


Nausea (7620050-1)
on Jul 13, 2011 Female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 110.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • arthritis
and was treated with Arthrotec. Patient had the following side effects: nausea. Arthrotec dosage: 75 Mg, 2x/day.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Neurontin


Pain (7620029-X)
Patient was taking Arthrotec. After Arthrotec was administered, patient had the following side effects: pain on Jul 15, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female patient , 42 years of age, . Arthrotec dosage: Unk.

Emotional Distress, Chest Pain (7605703-3)
Adverse event was reported on Jul 08, 2011 by a Female patient taking Arthrotec (Dosage: 1 Df,2x/day) was diagnosed with
  • arthralgia
  • pain
and. Location: IRELAND , 62 years of age, Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: emotional distress, chest pain.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Paramol (Unk)


Pain In Extremity, Oedema Peripheral (7603867-9)
on Jul 08, 2011 Male patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 168.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • oedema peripheral
and was treated with Arthrotec. Patient had the following side effects: pain in extremity, oedema peripheral. Arthrotec dosage: Unk.

Oedema Peripheral (7577050-X)
on Jun 23, 2011 Female patient from UNITED STATES , 85 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • pain management
and was treated with Arthrotec. After Arthrotec was administered, patient had the following side effects: oedema peripheral. Arthrotec dosage: 50/200 Mg, Unk.

Erythema, Flushing (7576925-5)
Patient was taking Arthrotec. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: erythema, flushing on Jun 24, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male patient , weighting 154.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • arthritis
and. Arthrotec dosage: Unk.

Hallucination, Hyperhidrosis, Memory Impairment (7573228-X)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 21, 2011 by a Male patient taking Arthrotec (Dosage: 50 Mg, 4x/day) was diagnosed with
  • bursitis
and. Location: NETHERLANDS , 31 years of age, weighting 220.5 lb, Patient had the following side effects: hallucination, hyperhidrosis, memory impairment.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen (500 Mg, Unk)


Alopecia (7570244-9)
on Jun 22, 2011 Female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 185.0 lb, was treated with Arthrotec. After Arthrotec was administered, patient had the following side effects: alopecia. Arthrotec dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Lovastatin
  • Imatrix
  • Hydrocodone


Chills, Oxygen Saturation Abnormal, Chest Pain, Anaphylactic Shock, Paraesthesia, Hypotension, Renal Failure Acute (7564152-7)
on Jun 17, 2011 Male patient from FRANCE , 37 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • back pain
and was treated with Arthrotec. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: chills, oxygen saturation abnormal, chest pain, anaphylactic shock, paraesthesia, hypotension, renal failure acute. Arthrotec dosage: 1 Df, Single. Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure (7539439-4)
Patient was taking Arthrotec. Patient had the following side effects: renal failure on Jun 08, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female patient , 51 years of age, . Arthrotec dosage: Unk.

Injury, Emotional Distress, Unevaluable Event, Anxiety, Renal Failure, Fear, Renal Failure Acute, Pain (7507161-6)
Adverse event was reported on Nov 09, 2010 by a Female patient taking Arthrotec (Dosage: 75/200 One Tablet) . Location: UNITED STATES , 66 years of age, weighting 187.4 lb, After Arthrotec was administered, patient had the following side effects: injury, emotional distress, unevaluable event, anxiety, renal failure, fear, renal failure acute, pain.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Nitroglycerin
  • Sodium Bicarbonate (150 Meq)
  • Red Blood Cells (2 U, Unk)
  • Lipitor (20 Mg At Night)
  • Heparin (30000 Units)
  • Trasylol (200 Cc)
  • Trasylol
  • Lotensin (10 Mg, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (7505471-X)
on May 23, 2011 Male patient from UNITED STATES , 45 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was treated with Arthrotec. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Arthrotec dosage: 200ug/75mg, 2x/day.

Blood Magnesium Decreased, Fall, Blood Potassium Decreased, Oedema Peripheral (7497006-5)
on May 09, 2011 Female patient from CANADA , weighting 95.24 lb, was treated with Arthrotec. Patient had the following side effects: blood magnesium decreased, fall, blood potassium decreased, oedema peripheral. Arthrotec dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Quinine Sulfate
  • Folic Acid
  • Triazide
  • Apo-nifed
  • Mtx
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Prevacid
  • Amitriptyline Hcl
Patient was hospitalized.

Injury, Unevaluable Event, Renal Failure, Pain, Renal Failure Acute (7490767-0)
Patient was taking Arthrotec. After Arthrotec was administered, patient had the following side effects: injury, unevaluable event, renal failure, pain, renal failure acute on Oct 29, 2009 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male patient , 77 years of age, weighting 277.8 lb, . Arthrotec dosage: 75 Mg, Bid.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Norvasc (10 Mg, Qd)
  • Versed (10 Mg, Iv Push)
  • Amidate (20 Mg,iv Push X2)
  • Lipitor (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate (60 G, Qd)
  • Micardis Hct (80/12.5 Mg , Qd)
  • Avandamet (2/500 Mg, Bid)
  • Trasylol (1 Ml, Initial Test Dose)
Patient was hospitalized.

Rash Pruritic, Nausea, Urticaria, Rash Erythematous (7480822-3)
Adverse event was reported on May 12, 2011 by a Female patient taking Arthrotec (Dosage: 50mg -200 1 Tab By Mouth Twice A Day With Food As Needed 1 2x Day) was diagnosed with
  • arthritis
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 63 years of age, weighting 210.0 lb, Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: rash pruritic, nausea, urticaria, rash erythematous.

Decreased Appetite, Fibrosis, Abdominal Discomfort, Diarrhoea, Mucosal Inflammation, Tenderness, Weight Decreased (7474077-3)
on Apr 28, 2011 Female patient from UNITED STATES , 80 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • arthritis
  • hypertension
and was treated with Arthrotec. Patient had the following side effects: decreased appetite, fibrosis, abdominal discomfort, diarrhoea, mucosal inflammation, tenderness, weight decreased. Arthrotec dosage: 50 Mg, Bid.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Atenolol (50 Mg, Unk)
  • Aspirin (75 Mg, Daily)
  • Pravastatin Sodium (20 Mg, Daily)
  • Amitriptyline Hcl (Unk)
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (75 Mcg, Daily)
Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain Upper, Product Substitution Issue, Economic Problem (7465004-3)
on May 05, 2011 Female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 150.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • arthritis
and was treated with Arthrotec. After Arthrotec was administered, patient had the following side effects: abdominal pain upper, product substitution issue, economic problem. Arthrotec dosage: 75mg/200mg 2x Over 30 Years.

Diarrhoea, Product Quality Issue, Muscle Spasms (7464568-3)
Patient was taking Arthrotec. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: diarrhoea, product quality issue, muscle spasms on May 03, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female patient , weighting 160.0 lb, . Arthrotec dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Atenolol (Unk)


Headache, Blood Pressure Increased (7462306-1)
Adverse event was reported on Apr 19, 2011 by a Female patient taking Arthrotec (Dosage: 75 Mg, As Needed) was diagnosed with
  • arthritis
and. Location: NETHERLANDS , 67 years of age, Patient had the following side effects: headache, blood pressure increased.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Urso Falk (250 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Gabapentin (300 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Omeprazole (40 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, Weekly)
  • Metoprolol Succinate (200 Mg, 1x/day)


Abdominal Pain, Back Pain, Muscular Weakness, Nausea, Pain In Extremity, Oedema Peripheral, Night Sweats, Neck Pain (7455386-0)
on Apr 28, 2011 Female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 105.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • rheumatoid arthritis
and was treated with Arthrotec. After Arthrotec was administered, patient had the following side effects: abdominal pain, back pain, muscular weakness, nausea, pain in extremity, oedema peripheral, night sweats, neck pain. Arthrotec dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Humira
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Humira


Bronchitis, Diarrhoea, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Abdominal Discomfort (7450935-0)
on Apr 30, 2011 Female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 134.5 lb, was diagnosed with
  • arthritis
and was treated with Arthrotec. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: bronchitis, diarrhoea, upper respiratory tract infection, abdominal discomfort. Arthrotec dosage: Unk.

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 426. View FDA Adverse Reports

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Reported deaths: 26

Reported hospitalizations: 138

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Arthrotec Adverse Reactions

Diarrhoea ( 40 Reports)

Abdominal Pain Upper ( 32 Reports)

Nausea ( 31 Reports)

Malaise ( 18 Reports)

Pain ( 18 Reports)

Abdominal Pain ( 16 Reports)

Chest Pain ( 15 Reports)

Dyspnoea ( 15 Reports)

Fall ( 15 Reports)

Abdominal Discomfort ( 13 Reports)

Arthralgia ( 13 Reports)

Pruritus ( 13 Reports)

Chills ( 12 Reports)

Rash ( 12 Reports)

Renal Failure ( 12 Reports)

Urticaria ( 12 Reports)

Oedema Peripheral ( 11 Reports)

Dyspepsia ( 10 Reports)

Headache ( 10 Reports)

Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage ( 9 Reports)

Haematemesis ( 9 Reports)

Hypersensitivity ( 9 Reports)

Vaginal Haemorrhage ( 9 Reports)

Asthenia ( 8 Reports)

Back Pain ( 8 Reports)

Death ( 8 Reports)

Fatigue ( 8 Reports)

Hyperhidrosis ( 8 Reports)

Muscle Spasms ( 8 Reports)

Myalgia ( 8 Reports)

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