Medicine Overview of Drot M Tablet
Drot M 80 mg/250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of abdominal pain.
Side Effects of Drot M are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Loss of appetite, Dryness in mouth, Feeling thirsty, Heartburn.
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. Drot M 80 mg/250 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.
Drot M 80 mg/250 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Drotaverine and Mefenamic Acid which relieve abdominal pain and cramps. Drotaverine is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen. Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling).
In Depth Information on Drot M Tablet
Drot M Tablet related warnings
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Drot M 80 mg/250 mg 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.
No information is available on the use of Drot M 80 mg/250 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Drot M 80 mg/250 mg Tablet may cause vertigo.
Drot M 80 mg/250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Drot M 80 mg/250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Drot M 80 mg/250 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Drot M 80 mg/250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Drot M 80 mg/250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Drot M
Sir,as soon as I eat something I have a tendency to go to toilet and gas passes following food,stool is semi solid,mild abdominal pain,what may be the problem sir?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Bandy plus once daily in night for 3 night onlyAlso take omez d once daily empty stomach for 5 days in morning
Sir i have an endoscopy 10 days ago,now i am prescribed with razo 20mg and oxydol m for 60 days after being diagnosed with antral erosions in stomach when i will get relief from mild abdominal pain
Dr. Waseem Mirza
You will feel symptomatic relief within days and complete healing may take 4-6 weeks depending on severity of diseaseContinue medications as advised and follow up. Avoid smoking, alcohol, hot and spicy foods, excessive tea and coffee, acidic foods, fatty foods, milk, etc and foods you find hard to digest like rajma, potatoes etc
Persistent abdominal pain from last one week. Feeling a bit nauseated with signs of frequent diarrhea.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Drotin once daily for 1 weekmetron forte 400 mg twice daily for 3 daysrabekind DSR once daily in empty stomach for 1 week
Sir i was suffering from lower abdominal pain i treat it and found mild thikning of proximal sigmoid colon,now i have very very less pain, and i take the medicine Rabekind d, imubless, febutaz 40mg, rifastop 400mg, looz 15ml, and i feel better now, but dr. say to do colonoscopic, i am very fear and do not want it. Sir i want to know that without colonoscopic treatment is possible with medicine. Sir i have upload my CT report, pls suggest me. Thank you sir.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Colonoscopy is needed to understand the pathology behind the disease
I have a loose motions from yesterday night 7-8 times in a night also abdominal pain and nausea and vomating after eating headache
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Econorm Sachet Twice daily for 3 daysOndem 4mg three times daily for 3 daysOFLAX OZ twice daily for 3 daysDrotin DS once daily for 3 days
I am.preganant with 15 weeks , I have pain at lower belly part ,,, more painful while I sit ,, pain is little re leaved if I lay down pls advise me ,, back ache also there ,, this is my second pregnancy ,, the first one is section
Dr. Megha Tuli
Hi PATIENT amount of pain is common in pregnancy. However if you feel that it's bothersome it possible that you might have UTI as that too causes abdominal pain and backache. It's best to get your urine tested for infections in that case
I got food poison and have been having acidity and a feeling of having omits what should i do
Dr. Ankur Gupta
Take 1. Nexpro RD once daily 1 hr before breakfast for 5 to 7 days . if u are having loose motion and abdominal pain then I suppose u may also need to take an antibiotic.
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Frequently asked questions about Drot M Tablet
Drot M is a combination of two medicines: Drotaverine and Mefenamic acid. This medication helps to relieve abdominal pain. Drotaverine relieves muscle spasms associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen. Mefenamic Acid works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (swelling).
Q. Is it safe to use Drot M?
Yes, Drot M is safe to you in most patients with abdominal pain, however, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, dryness in the mouth, weakness, sleepiness and other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.
Q. Can I stop taking Drot M when my pain is relieved?
Drot M is usually used for short-term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, Drot M should be continued if you are advised by your physician to do so.
Q. Can the use of Drot M cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Drot M can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Also, avoid taking fatty or fried foods. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like less urination with dark coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Drot M cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Drot M can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water on your bedside at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Avoid spicy, salty and acidic foods (like lemons),
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, do not take a higher than the recommended dose of Drot M as it can lead to increased chances of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What are the storage condition for Drot M?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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