Drotaverine is used in menstrual pain and abdominal pain. It relieves pain due to smooth muscle spasm like menstrual pain, pain due to kidney stone, pain due to biliary stone and gastro-intestinal colicky pain.
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Drotel MF 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 Drotel MF Tablet d
uring lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. As Drotel MF Tablet may cause vertigo.
Drotel MF Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Drotel MF Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Drotel MF Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Drotel MF Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Drotel MF Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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).