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Drotanol Inj

By KNOLL HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
2ml Injection in Ampoule
13.6*
MRP 16.00
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Drotaverine
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-spasmodics

Medical Description

Drotanol Injection is an anti-spasmodic medicine containing drotaverine. It helps in pain relief due to spasms. Drotanol Injection works by relaxing the smooth muscle. Therefore, it provides relief fr
om spasm and pain. This medicine will be given under the medical supervision of doctor or nurses.
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Uses of Drotanol Inj

For relieving spasm and pain associated with smooth muscles.

Contraindications of Drotanol Inj

  • If you are allergic to drotaverine or any of the ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you have liver, kidney or heart-related problem.
  • This medicine is not recommended to be used in children below the age of 12.

Side effects of Drotanol Inj

  • Feeling of heat, dizziness, sleeplessness.
  • Rarely you may experience nausea, constipation, headache, rash.

Precautions and Warnings of Drotanol Inj

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Drotanol Injection?
A:
After injecting with the Drotanol Injection, you should not drive or operate the machine for 1 hour at least.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Drotanol Injection?
A:
There is limited information on the interaction of this medicine with alcohol. Talk to your doctor for more information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had or have benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH).
  • You have a liver, kidney or heart-related disease.
  • You are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • You have an eye condition such as close angle glaucoma.

Mode of Action of Drotanol Inj

How Does It Work?

Drotanol Injection 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 pa
in.
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Directions for Use of Drotanol Inj

  • This injection will be given to you in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Drotanol Inj

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 Drotanol Injection 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 Drotanol Inj

  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Store it under the conditions mentioned on the package.

Dosage of Drotanol Inj

Overdose

Drotanol Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely to get an overdose of this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this injection, seek m
edical help.
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse as to when the medicine should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed
a dose, inform them.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When is this injection given?

A: It is given if the patient is not able to take medicines by oral route or in case of severe pain when immediate relief is needed.

Q: What to do when stomach pains even after taking this injection?

A: Consult your doctor to find out the cause of your stomach pain. There can be several reasons for stomach pain ranging from infections, food poisoning, menses, allergies, ulcer, etc. Your doctor may evaluate and treat you accordingly. Do not self-medicate.

Q: What is use of the Drotanol Injection?

A: Drotanol Injection is is used to relief pain due to spasms and other severe painful conditions.

Q: Is Drotanol Injection a steroid?

A: No, Drotanol Injection is not a steroid.

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ContainsDrotaverine
UsesPain due to cramps and spasm
Side effectsDizziness, feeling of heat, sleeplessness
Last Updated on: 18 Jun 2021 | 06:52 AM (IST)
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