Drotext 40mg Tablets
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Drotext 40mg Tablets Description
Drotext 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. Drotext Tablet works by relaxing the smooth muscle. Therefore, it provides relief from spasm and pain. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor.
|You Save||₹0.60 (15% on MRP)|
|Uses||Pain, cramps, spasms|
|Side effects||Nausea, constipation, headache, dizziness|
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Uses of Drotext 40mg Tablets
Drotext Tablet is used to relieve stomach and abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and other painful conditions.
Contraindications of Drotext 40mg Tablets
- If you are allergic to drotaverine or any of the ingredient of the Drotext 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 Drotext 40mg Tablets
Rarely you may experience nausea, constipation, headache, dizziness, rash.
Precautions and Warnings of Drotext 40mg Tablets
Can I take the Drotext Tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the safety of the Drotext Tablet in pregnancy. Thus, it should be used only if prescribed by your doctor.
Can I take the Drotext Tablet while breastfeeding?
Drotext 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 Drotext Tablet?
Drotext 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 Drotext 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 Drotext 40mg Tablets
How Does It Work?
Drotext 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 Drotext 40mg Tablets
Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor, as a whole with a sufficient quantity of water.
Interactions of Drotext 40mg Tablets
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 Drotext 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 Drotext 40mg Tablets
- Store it below 30°C protected from light and moisture
- Keep this medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Drotext 40mg Tablets
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 Drotext 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....
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
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: Drotext Tablet can be use for tooth pain?
A: No, it is not meant to be used for tooth pain.
Q: Is Drotext 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 Drotext 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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