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Drotaspa 40mg Tablet

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By SHREYA LIFE SCIENCES PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
18.7*
22.00
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Drotaverine(40.0 Mg)
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Anti-spasmodics

Medical Description

Drotaspa 40mg Tablet 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. Drotaspa 40mg Tablet works by inhibiting the action of an enzyme phosphodiesterase. This leads to relaxation of smooth muscle and dilation of blood vessels. Therefore, it provides relief from spasm and pain.
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Uses of Drotaspa 40mg Tablet

Drotaspa 40mg Tablet is used to relieve stomach and abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and menstrual pain.

Contraindications of Drotaspa 40mg Tablet

  • Do not use if you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredient of this medicine.
  • Do not use if you have liver, kidney or heart-related problem.
  • Do not use if you are suffering from a blood disorder called porphyria.
  • Do not use if you are breastfeeding a baby.
  • This medicine is not recommended to be used in children below 12 years of age.

Side effects of Drotaspa 40mg Tablet

  • Spinning of head
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Drotaspa 40mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Drotaspa 40mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be used by pregnant women as there is limited information available on its safety during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Drotaspa 40mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is not recommended to be used by breastfeeding women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Drotaspa 40mg Tablet?
A:
After taking this medicine, you may feel dizziness. So, it is advised to be cautious before driving or operating any machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Drotaspa 40mg Tablet?
A:
There is limited information on the interaction of this medicine with alcohol. Yet, it is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment as it can worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your liver and kidneys are not functioning properly
  • You have any heart-related disease
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You have a low blood pressure problem

Mode of Action of Drotaspa 40mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Drotaspa 40mg Tablet works by inhibiting the action of an enzyme phosphodiesterase. This leads to relaxation of smooth muscle and dilation of blood vessels. Therefore, it provides relief from spasm and pain.
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Directions for Use of Drotaspa 40mg Tablet

Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Drotaspa 40mg Tablet

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.
  • Other medicines like pain killers, medicines used to treat bladder problems and medicines used to calm the mind or relax the body like Alprazolam and Diazepam in mental disorders should be used cautiously.
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Storage and disposal of Drotaspa 40mg Tablet

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

Dosage of Drotaspa 40mg Tablet

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. This medicine can completely shut the activity of your heart and can be fatal in very high doses.
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Drotaspa 40mg 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.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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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 after seven days, consult your doctor.

Q: Any special warning of this medicine I should be aware of?

A: This medicine should not be used by a patient with any kind of heart blockage (AV block)

Q: How long does it takes for this medicine to start working?

A: It usually starts showing it antispasmodic action within an hour. However, it also depends on the dose you are taking and how often you take this medicine.

Q: Drotaspa 40mg Tablet can be use for tooth pain?

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

Q: Is Drotaspa 40mg Tablet good for period pain?

A: Yes, it is reommended 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 Drotaspa 40mg 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 doctor's prescription.

Q: Can Drotaspa 40mg Tablet be taken for vomiting?

A: No, it is not meant for vomiting.

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Last Updated on: 30 Sep 2020 | 05:30 AM (IST)
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