Drot 40mg Tablet
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Drot Tablet is an anti-spasmodic medicine. It contains drotaverine, medicine that helps in pain relief due to spasms. It is used to relieve stomach and abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and menstrual pain. Drot Tablet works by relaxing the smooth muscle. Therefore, it provides relief from spasm and pain. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor....
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Uses of Drot 40 MG
Drot Tablet is used to relieve stomach and abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and other painful conditions.
Contraindications of Drot 40 MG
- If you are allergic to drotaverine or any of the ingredient of the Drot Tablet
- If you have liver, kidney or heart-related problem.
- If you are breastfeeding a baby.
- This medicine is not recommended to be used in children below the age of 12.
Side effects of Drot 40 MG
Rarely you may experience nausea, constipation, headache, dizziness, rash.
Precautions and Warnings of Drot 40 MG
Can I take the Drot Tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the safety of the Drot Tablet in pregnancy. Thus, it should be used only if prescribed by your doctor.
Can I take the Drot Tablet while breastfeeding?
Drot Tablet is not recommended to be used by breastfeeding women. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding mother.
Can I drive if I have consumed the Drot Tablet?
Drot Tablet is unlikely to affect your driving ability. However, if you experience dizziness after taking this medicine, be cautious while driving or avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with the Drot Tablet?
There is limited information on the interaction of this medicine with alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- Your liver, kidney and heart-related disease.
- You are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- You have a low blood pressure problem.
Mode of Action of Drot 40 MG
How Does It Work?
Drot Tablet works by inhibiting the action of an enzyme phosphodiesterase, thus results in relaxation of smooth muscle and dilation of blood vessels. Thereby, providing relief from spasm and pain.
Directions for Use of Drot 40 MG
Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor, as a whole with a sufficient quantity of water.
Interactions of Drot 40 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Medicines used to treat Parkinson's disease like levodopa may not work properly if taken along with this medicine and you may experience shakiness, disbalance and rigidity.
- Some medicines can affect the way the Drot Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
Storage and disposal of Drot 40 MG
- Store it below 30°C protected from light and moisture
- Keep this medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Drot 40 MG
You may experience weakness, malaise, dizziness, vomiting, headache, a drop in blood pressure and sleepiness if consumed in excess. Contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of the Drot Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed dose....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: How long should I take this medicine?
A: You should take this medicine for the treatment as prescribed by the doctor. However, if there is no improvement in pain, consult your doctor.
Q: Drot Tablet can be use for tooth pain?
A: No, it is not meant to be used for tooth pain.
Q: Is Drot Tablet good for period pain?
A: Yes, it is recommended for period pain. However, it should not be self-medicated. If you experience period pain very often, kindly consult your gynaecologist to find out the cause of period pain.
Q: Is Drot Tablet is painkiller?
A: Yes, it is a pain killer, but effective only in specific types of pains. It is not to be taken for any pain and never without a doctor's prescription.
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