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DVN 20MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 13.30 for 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each)
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Composition for DVN

Drotaverine(20 mg)

food interaction for DVN

alcohol interaction for DVN

pregnancy interaction for DVN

lactation interaction for DVN

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dvn 20mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DVN

Drotaverine(20 mg)

Uses

Dvn 20mg injection is used in abdominal pain and menstrual pain.

How it works

Dvn 20mg injection belongs to a group of medicines called antispasmodics. Dvn 20mg injection decreases the tone of smooth muscles, reduces intestinal peristalsis and dilates blood vessels. It thereby acts as a direct relaxant of the smooth muscles of the gut and relieves painful contractions called as spasms.

Common side effects

Dizziness, Decreased blood pressure, Nausea, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for DVN

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  • DOVERIN 20 MG INJECTION
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    Rs. 0.50/ML of injection
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  • DROTY 20MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Overseas Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 6.65/ML of injection
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    Rs. 13.30
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  • DETRIM 20MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    DWD Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 6/ML of injection
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Expert advice for DVN

  • Take drotaverine tablets 20 minutes before a meal to relieve or reduce post meal symptoms.
  • Consult your doctor before you start drotaverine if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
  • Stop taking drotaverine and consult a doctor, if experience severe allergic reactions.
  • Due to possible side effects such as dizziness and vertigo resulting from hypotension, you should avoid driving or using machines.

Frequently asked questions for DVN

Drotaverine

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).

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Content on this page was last updated on 31 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)