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MERISPAS 40MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 13.62 for 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each)
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Composition for MERISPAS

Drotaverine(40 mg)

food interaction for MERISPAS

alcohol interaction for MERISPAS

pregnancy interaction for MERISPAS

lactation interaction for MERISPAS

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Merispas 40mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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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 MERISPAS

Drotaverine(40 mg)

Uses

Merispas 40mg injection is used to relieve spasm of smooth muscles in organs such as stomach and heart. It is used in the treatment of pain due to some condition such as ulcers of the intestine, irritable bowel syndrome, various diseases of intestines, pain due to gall stones and stones in the kidneys, pain due to various diseases of the liver and gall bladder, Merispas 40mg injection is also to treat certain types of headaches, for painful periods, and to relieve cervical spasm during labor.

How it works

Merispas 40mg injection belongs to a group of medicines called antispasmodics. Merispas 40mg 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 MERISPAS

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  • DIN 40MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Mapra Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 7/ML of injection
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    Rs. 14
    pay 3% more per ML of injection
  • DROVERA 40MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Maneesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.15/ML of injection
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    Rs. 14.30
    pay 5% more per ML of injection
  • TAME 40MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Elan Pharma India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 7.15/ML of injection
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    Rs. 14.30
    pay 5% more per ML of injection
  • DOTRA 40MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 10.76/ML of injection
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    Rs. 21.52
    pay 58% more per ML of injection
  • DROT 40MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Mapra Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 5.30/ML of injection
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    Rs. 10.61
    save 22% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for MERISPAS

  • 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 MERISPAS

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 10 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)