Drotin Injection

2ml Injection in Ampoule
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Drotin 40 MG Description

Drotin injection is an anti-spasmodic medicine containing drotaverine. It helps in pain relief due to spasms. Drotin injection works by relaxing the smooth muscle. Therefore, it provides relief from s...
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ContainsDrotaverine(40.0 Mg)
UsesPain due to cramps and spasm
Side effectsDizziness, feeling of heat, sleeplessness
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Uses of Drotin 40 MG

Drotin injection is used for relieving spasms and pain associated with smooth muscles.

Contraindications of Drotin 40 MG

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

Side effects of Drotin 40 MG

  • Feeling of heat
  • Dizziness
  • Injection site reactions
  • Rarely you may experience nausea, constipation, headache, rash.

Precautions and Warnings of Drotin 40 MG


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

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Drotin injection while breastfeeding?
Drotin injection is not recommended to be used by breastfeeding women. Inform your doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Drotin injection?
After injecting with Drotin injection, you should not drive or operate the machine for 1 hour at least.


Can I consume alcohol with the Drotin injection?
There is limited information on the interaction of Drotin injection 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 Drotin 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Drotin injection works by inhibiting the action of an enzyme phosphodiesterase, thus results in the relaxation of smooth muscle and dilation of blood vessels. Thereby, providing relief from spasms and...
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Directions for Use of Drotin 40 MG

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

Interactions of Drotin 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.
  • Some medicines can affect the way Drotin 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 Drotin 40 MG

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

Dosage of Drotin 40 MG


Drotin injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, thus the chances of an overdose are less because the treatment and the dose will be specific to the patient. However, in case of any discomf...
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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


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: When is Drotin injection given?

A: Drotin injection 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 Drotin 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 Drotin injection?

A: Drotin injection is used to relieve pain due to spasms and other severe painful conditions.

Q: Is Drotin injection a steroid?

A: No, Drotin injection is not a steroid.

Q: What is the composition of Drotin injection?

A: Drotin injection contains drotaverine as its active component. It is an anti-spasmodic medicine.

Q: Is Drotin injection safe in pregnancy?

A: Drotin injection will be given during pregnancy only if your doctor considers it essential. Do not self inject.
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Last Updated on: 14 Dec 2021 | 11:53 AM (IST)

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