Isoxsuprine is a beta-adrenergic agonist. It works by preventing the contractions of the smooth muscles in the uterus. Thus, it relaxes the uterus to prevent premature labor. It also helps in widening blood vessels to increase blood flow, thereby improving blood circulation to certain parts of the body (such as the hands/feet, brain). Therefore, it also treats peripheral vascular disease.
Q. What is Duvabel 10mg Tablet and what is it used for?
Duvabel 10mg Tablet belongs to the group of medicines called vasodilators and uterine relaxants. It is used in the treatment of premature labor, a condition when the uterus starts contracting too early than usual. It may also be used in the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases.
Q. How and in what dose should I take Duvabel 10mg Tablet?
Take this medicine, as per the advice of your doctor. The dose and duration depend on your exact medical condition. However take it at the same time of each day, to help you remember it.
Q. What precautions do I need to take while taking Duvabel 10mg Tablet?
You should consult your doctor, immediately if your contractions begin again or your water breaks.
Q. What are the possible side effects of using Duvabel 10mg Tablet?
The common side effects of Duvabel 10mg Tablet are trembling, nervousness, weakness, dizziness, flushing, tachycardia, chest pain, nausea, and vomiting. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 3rd Oct 2022. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.