Drotaverine - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions


Information about Drotaverine

Generic Name : Drotaverine
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Drotaverine are provided here.

Understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.

ICD Code : Y55.1 Therapeutic Classification : Antispasmodics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Drotaverine

India :

International :

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 is Drotaverine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antispasmodic, prescribed for pain and dysfunction caused by smooth muscle spasm.

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.