Dotacid-M Tablet

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Primarily used for

Abdominal pain, Fever, Menstural pain
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56.18
₹5.62/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Dotacid-M Tablet

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Uses of Drotaverine

Drotaverine is used in abdominal pain and menstrual pain.
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Side effects of Drotaverine

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Fainting, Dry mouth, Constipation.

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How to use Drotaverine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Dotacid-M Tablet works

Drotaverine is an antispasmodic. It increases the levels of chemical messengers that relieves the pain due to smooth muscle spasm or tightness.
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Uses of Mefenamic Acid

Mefenamic Acid is used in fever, arthralgia, myalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.
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Side effects of Mefenamic Acid

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Mefenamic Acid

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Dotacid-M Tablet works

Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Dotacid-M Tablet

Expert advice for Drotaverine

  • Take drotaverine tablets 20 minutes before a meal to relieve or reduce post meal symptoms.
  • Consult your doctor before you start drotaverine if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
  • Stop taking drotaverine and consult a doctor, if experience severe allergic reactions.
  • Due to possible side effects such as dizziness and vertigo resulting from hypotension, you should avoid driving or using machines.

Expert advice for Mefenamic Acid

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Mefenamic Acid can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Warnings
Special precautions for Dotacid-M Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dotacid-M Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Dotacid-M Tablet d
uring lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Dotacid-M Tablet may cause vertigo.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Dotacid-M Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dotacid-M Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Dotacid-M Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Dotacid-M Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dotacid-M Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dotacid-M Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Drotaverine

Q. What is Drotaverine used for/ What does Drotaverine treat?
Drotaverine is used to treat spasm of smooth muscles in organs such as stomach and heart. Drotaverine is mainly used to relieve painful spasms associated with chronic gastroduodenitis (inflammation of the stomach and the duodenum of the small intestine), gastric and duodenal ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome (disorder of the intestines that leads to cramps in the abdomen) and many more conditions of the stomach and intestine that are associated with painful spasm. It may also be used to relieve pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhea).

Frequently asked questions for Mefenamic Acid

Q. Is mefenamic acid an antibiotic/ contain codeine?
No. Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat mild to moderate pain conditions and fever. It not an antibiotic and does not contain codeine
Q. Is Mefenamic Acid a painkiller?
Yes. Mefenamic Acid is mild to moderate painkiller drug
Q. Is Mefenamic Acid safe?
Mefenamic Acid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Mefenamic Acid good for toothache/ for back pain/ headache?
Yes, Mefenamic Acid can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache
Q. Does Mefenamic Acid stop periods/ stop bleeding?
Mefenamic Acid is used for relieving pain that happens before or during a menstrual period. It does not stop periods or bleeding. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take mefenamic acid with naproxen/ paracetamol/ ibuprofen/ metronidazole/ withtramadol/ with tranexamic acid/ with sertraline/ amoxicillin?
Mefenamic acid may interact with the drugs mentioned above. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be require
Q. Does Mefenamic Acid make you drowsy?
Mefenamic Acid has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.
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