Diclofenac / Volteren

- Discussion:
    - NSAID: inhibits various lipoxygenase enzymes;
    - decrease the production of leukotrienes and prostaglandins from leukocytes and synovial cells by
          stimulating reincorporation of free arachidonic acid into triglycerides;
    - Arthrotec:
          - combination of misoprostol and volteren
          - available in 50 and 75 mg tab (PO tid);
          - cost: 80-100 dollars per month;

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, June 17, 2011 4:21 pm