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Drotikind Injection 2ml

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
2ml Injection in Ampoule
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Drotikind 40 MG Description

Drotikind injection contains drotaverine as its active ingredient. It is an anti-spasmodic medicine used to provide relief from pain due to spasms. Drotikind injection is used to relieve stomach and a...
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ContainsDrotaverine(40.0 Mg)
UsesPain and spasms
Side effectsPain at injection site, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth
ClassificationANTI-SPASMODICS
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Uses of Drotikind 40 MG

Drotikind injection is used in stomach and abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and menstrual pain.

Contraindications of Drotikind 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to drotaverine or any of the ingredients of Drotikind injection.
  • If you have liver, kidney or heart-related problems.
  • If you are suffering from a blood disorder called porphyria.
  • If you are breastfeeding a baby.
  • This medicine is not recommended to be used in children below 12 years of age.

Side effects of Drotikind 40 MG

  • Spinning of head
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Pain and swelling at the injection site

Precautions and Warnings of Drotikind 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Drotikind injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited safety information available about the effect of Drotikind injection on pregnancy. Thus it is recommended to avoid taking this medicine unless advised by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Drotikind injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Drotikind injection is not recommended to be used by breastfeeding women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Drotikind injection?
A:
Drotikind injection is unlikely to affect your driving ability. However, if you experience dizziness after injection, be cautious while driving or avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Drotikind injection?
A:
There is limited information on the interaction of Drotikind injection 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 pre-existing health condition such as heart-related disease, liver or kidney problem.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have a low blood pressure problem.

Mode of Action of Drotikind 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Drotikind injection works by inhibiting the action of an enzyme responsible for smooth muscle contraction. This leads to the relaxation of smooth muscle and dilation of blood vessels, thereby providin...
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Directions for Use of Drotikind 40 MG

  • Drotikind 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 Drotikind 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.
  • 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 cautio...
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  • Some medicines can affect the way the Drotikind injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Discuss with your doctor about any other...
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Storage and disposal of Drotikind 40 MG

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

Dosage of Drotikind 40 MG

Overdose

Drotikind 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 ...
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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 ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

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 Drotikind injection?

A: Your doctor will give you Drotikind injection, based on your condition and its severity.

Q: Any special warning of Drotikind injection I should be aware of?

A: Drotikind injection should not be used by a patient with any kind of heart blockage (AV block), liver or kidney disease.

Q: When is Drotikind 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 the use of Drotikind injection?

A: Drotikind injection is used to relieve pain due to spasms and other severe painful conditions.
Product Details
Brand
DROTIKIND
Expires on or After
23/09/2022
Last Updated on: 02 Aug 2021 | 06:46 AM (IST)

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