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Drotaverine - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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Information about Drotaverine

Generic Name : Drotaverine
Latest prescription information about Drotaverine. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y55.1 | Therapeutic Classification : Antispasmodics
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Drotaverine

India : 

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International : 

Dot, Dotarin, Dover, Drovin, Endospazminas, Espa, Span, Spasmol, Taverin, Bezpa, Deolin, Desparin, Doverine, Dro Spaz, Drotaverina Hidrohlorids, Drotaverine Chinoin, Drotaverine Grindeks, Drotaverini Read more..
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Why is Drotaverine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antispasmodic, prescribed for pain and dysfunction caused by smooth muscle spasm. 
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When should Drotaverine not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe heart, liver, and kidney disease.

What is the dosage of Drotaverine?

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 40-80 mg 3 times/day.

How should Drotaverine be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Drotaverine?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with heart/liver/kidney disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Drotaverine?

Fainting, nausea, vomiting and dry mouth.

What are the other precautions for Drotaverine?

Take full course of treatment.

What are the storage conditions for Drotaverine?

Store it at room temperature.



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PritamRoy

Hi, I am suffering from stomach pain and my doctor prescribed me this medicine [Drotin DS] twice daily. I have been taking this medicine for 2 days. when can i start to see some effects of this medicine? Thanks

venky873, India

I came to know drotaverin is mostly prescribe for ladies only

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