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Drotin Tablet

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Product introduction

Drotin Tablet is an antispasmodic medicine. It is used in the treatment of menstrual pain and abdominal pain. It provides relief from pain due to smooth muscle spasms like menstrual pain, pain due to kidney stones, pain due to biliary stones, and gastrointestinal colicky pain.

Drotin Tablet can be taken with or without food, but better to take it at the same time every day for better results. The dose and how often you take it depend on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, and dryness in the mouth. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. It may also make you feel dizzy due to low blood pressure, if that happens take precautions while driving.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had severe heart disease or have blood pressure issues, or you have liver or kidney disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Your doctor may check blood pressure regularly while taking this medicine.

Uses of Drotin Tablet

Benefits of Drotin Tablet

In Pain relief

Drotin Tablet effectively relieves sudden muscle spasms or contractions in the stomach and intestine (gut), thereby improving the pain. This helps to treat abdominal pain (or stomach pain) as well as cramps, bloating and discomfort associated with menstrual cycles or kidney stones also. Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Eventually, it will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Drotin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Drotin

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Vertigo
  • Constipation
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Fast heart rate
  • Sweating

How to use Drotin 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 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Drotin Tablet works

Drotin Tablet is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Drotin Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Drotin Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Drotin Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Drotin Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Drotin Tablet may cause vertigo.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Drotin Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Drotin Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Drotin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Drotin Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • Drotin Tablet helps relieve pain due to smooth muscle spasms such as menstrual pain, pain due to kidney stone, and colicky pain.
  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
  • It may cause a drop in your blood pressure. Monitor your blood pressure regularly and inform your doctor if you have a history of low blood pressure.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Drotin Tablet may cause dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have severe kidney, liver, or heart disease.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Papaverine Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Phosphodiesterase-IV inhibitors (Smooth Muscle Relaxant)

Patient concerns

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I have got periods and having pain Please suggest me something which can get me relief
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tablet meftal spas or drotin
I m suffering from abdomen pain at the last part of menstrual cycle . Suggest me pain relief with netotiable harm
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Meftal spas or drotin
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References

  1. MedIndia. Drotaverine. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Muscle Relxants: Drotaverine. In: National Formulary of India. 5th ed. New Delhi: Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission. 2016. p. 615.

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Walter Bushnell, Unit No. 6, LSC, S-Block, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi – 110017
Country of origin: India

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