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DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET

Walter Bushnell

Composition for DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Primary uses of DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET

Abdominal pain
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Drotin-M Tablet

Uses of Drotin-M Tablet

DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET is used in the treatment of abdominal pain.

Drotin-M Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Drotin-M are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Loss of appetite, Dryness in mouth, Feeling thirsty, Heartburn.

How to use Drotin-M Tablet

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. DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Drotin-M Tablet works

DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG 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 Drotin-M Tablet

Drotin-M Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Drotin-M Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET may cause vertigo.
Kidney
CAUTION
DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of DROTIN-M 80MG/250MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Drotin-M

Sever pain around my navel. Passing more frequent stools than normal. Stool sate is solid, sometimes there is sign of blood in that.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
norflox TZ twice daily for 3 daysDROTIN M once daily after breakfast for 3 dayspantocid 40 mg once daily in empty stomach for 5 days
I had a natural miscarriage (after taking aspirin),now I have foul smelling discharges.Can I take Azithromycin 250 mg?Also I have severe abdominal pain from 3 days which has been decreased for now.I was prescribed to take DROTIN-M tablets.Can I take this with Azithromycin?
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Yes Drotin M can be taken with Azithro. However Azithro may not help you with vaginal discharge. For discharge it is best to take ofloxacin tablets
I get extreme pain in my stomach, back and thighs during my periods, to the extent that I am bedridden and unable to do anything. Combiflam and Flexon don't have any effect on me and sometimes I'm in pain for 3 days at a stretch, non-stop. A friend with a similar problem advised Drotin M tablet. Is that a painkiller and is it safe to take? What should be its dosage?
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Yes, it's a pain killer and it can be taken during periods. It can be taken twice daily
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
Diabetes Specialist
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
Sexologist
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
Diabetes Specialist
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
Ayurveda
Colonoscopy is needed to understand the pathology behind the disease

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Frequently asked questions about Drotin-M Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Drotin-M Tablet
Q. What is Drotin-M?
Drotin-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 Drotin-M?
Yes, Drotin-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 Drotin-M when my pain is relieved?
Drotin-M is usually used for short-term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, Drotin-M should be continued if you are advised by your physician to do so.
Q. Can the use of Drotin-M cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Drotin-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 Drotin-M cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Drotin-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 Drotin-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 Drotin-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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