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Drotalix 80mg Tab

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By ZEE LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Drotaverine
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-SPASMODICS

Medical Description

Drotalix 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...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Drotalix 80mg Tab

Drotalix Tablet is used to relieve stomach and abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and other painful conditions.
contraindications

Contraindications of Drotalix 80mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to drotaverine or any of the ingredient of the Drotalix 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Drotalix 80mg Tab

Rarely you may experience nausea, constipation, headache, dizziness, rash.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Drotalix 80mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Drotalix Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the safety of the Drotalix Tablet in pregnancy. Thus, it should be used only if prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Drotalix Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Drotalix Tablet is not recommended to be used by breastfeeding women. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Drotalix Tablet?
A:
Drotalix Tablet is unlikely to affect your driving ability. However, if you experience dizziness after taking this medicine, be cautious while driving or avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Drotalix Tablet?
A:
There is limited information on the interaction of this medicine with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Drotalix 80mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Drotalix 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Drotalix 80mg Tab

Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor, as a whole with a sufficient quantity of water.
interactions

Interactions of Drotalix 80mg Tab

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 Drotalix 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Drotalix 80mg Tab

  • Store it below 30°C protected from light and moisture
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Drotalix 80mg Tab

Overdose

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 Drotalix 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 ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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: Drotalix Tablet can be use for tooth pain?

A: No, it is not meant to be used for tooth pain.

Q: Is Drotalix 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 Drotalix 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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ContainsDrotaverine
UsesPain, cramps, spasms
Side effectsNausea, constipation, headache, dizziness
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2021 | 08:24 AM (IST)
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