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. Drotinam M 80mg/250mg Tablet is to be taken with food. This will help to avoid stomach upset.
Drotinam M 80mg/250mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: drotaverine and mefenamic acid which relieves abdominal pain and cramps. Drotaverine is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves spasms associated with smooth muscles. Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Drotinam 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.
No information is available on the use of Drotinam M 80mg/250mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. As Drotinam M 80mg/250mg Tablet may cause vertigo.
Drotinam M 80mg/250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Drotinam M 80mg/250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Drotinam M 80mg/250mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Drotinam M 80mg/250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Drotinam M 80mg/250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.