Trade Names/Brand Names :
Dot, Dotarin, Dover, Drovin, Endospazminas, Espa, Span, Spasmol, Taverin, Bezpa, Deolin, Desparin, Doverine, Dro Spaz, Drotaverina Hidrohlorids, Drotaverine Chinoin, Drotaverine Grindeks, Drotaverini Hydrochloridum, Galospa, Nosh-Arpi, No-Spa Forte, No-Spa, Pyme No-Spain, Spablock, Spacovin, Sparax, Sparta, Spasmocalm, Spazgan, Spazoverin, Taverin, Toverine
Why it is prescribed :
This medication is an antispasmodic, prescribed for pain and dysfunction caused by smooth muscle spasm.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients with severe heart, liver, and kidney disease.
Category C :
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.
Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications):
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 40-80 mg 3 times/day.
How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
Warnings and Precautions :
• Caution should be exercised in patients with heart/liver/kidney disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Side Effects :
Fainting, nausea, vomiting and dry mouth.
Other Precautions :
Take full course of treatment.
Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature.