Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets
Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets
Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets

Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets

8 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Drotaverine(80.0 Mg) + Mefenamic Acid(250.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Drotin-M tablet is used for the treatment of muscle spasms and pain. It contains a combination of Drotaverine and Mefenamic acid. Drotin-M tablet works by the combined action of its two constituents. ...
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Uses of Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets

Treatment of menstrual cramps, stomach pain, and muscle spasms

Contraindications of Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Mefenamic acid, Drotaverine or any of the ingredient of Drotin-M tablet.
  • If you have a kidney or liver function problem, history of asthma or peptic ulcers.
  • If you have any blood-related disorders like unusual bleeding and porphyria (related to haemoglobin function).

Side effects of Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Thirsty feeling
  • Itching
  • Rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets


Can I take Drotin-M tablet during pregnancy?
There is no specific information available on the safety of Drotin-M in pregnancy. Constituents of Drotin-M is known to be unsafe during pregnancy. Thus, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine, if you are pregnant. Your doctor will tell you about the use of this medicine after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Drotin-M tablet while breastfeeding?
It is advised not to breastfeed if you are taking this medicine. It can harm the newborn baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed Drotin-M tablet?
It can cause dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness, visual disturbance, etc. It would be better if you do no drive or operate any machinery when you are taking this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with Drotin-M tablet?
Try to avoid alcohol intake along with this medicine. It may worsen the side effects, and it can also make you dizzier.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are an elderly person, the chances of getting side effects are more.
  • You have a history of any kind of respiratory disorders like asthma.
  • You have a liver or kidney function problem.
  • You are suffering from fits, tremors or epilepsy.
  • You have a heart-related problem or high blood pressure.
  • You have a history of heart failure or such episodes.
  • You are suffering from ulcers or bleeding in the stomach or intestine.
  • You experience allergic reactions upon consumption of Drotin-M.
  • Women may experience infertility. Thus, women who are trying to conceive or taking any fertility treatment should avoid consuming this medicine.

Mode of Action of Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Pain and spasm are experienced due to the production of an inflammatory mediator called prostaglandin and due to reduced calcium levels. Drotin-M helps in relieving such symptoms due to the combined a...
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  • Drotaverine acts by inhibiting an enzyme which reduces calcium uptake by the cells, thereby correcting the calcium levels in the body it reduces the spasms in the smooth muscles. Mefenamic acid inhibi...
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Directions for Use of Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets

Take Drotin-M tablet as directed by your doctor with a sufficient amount of water.

Interactions of Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Drotin-M tablet contains mefenamic acid and Drotaverine, any interactions are seen with these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination.
  • Concomitant use of medicines used to treat blood pressure like Aliskiren, Captopril and Valsartan should be avoided.
  • Blood thinners such as Warfarin should be used cautiously with Drotin-M as there is increased risk of bleeding.
  • Drotin-M should not be taken along with other pain killers or analgesic medicines.
  • Drotin-M can aggravate the blood-glucose-lowering action of anti-diabetic medicines, and you may experience symptoms of low blood sugar.
  • Water pills, Cyclosporin, and Tacrolimus if taken along with Drotin-M can increase the risk of toxicity to kidneys.
  • There is an increased risk of bleeding and ulceration if Drotin-M is taken along with steroids and certain medicines used for mental illness.
  • Other medicines like Prednisone, Methotrexate, Fluconazole, Zidovudine, Digoxin, Probenecid, and certain antibiotics should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets

  • Store at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Drotin M Strip Of 8 Tablets


There is no specific information available on the overdose of Drotin-M tablet. If you think you have taken an excessive dose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hosp...
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose if you have missed the dose; take the next dose as soon as you remember. If it's already time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your normal dosing schedule.

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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Any precautions do I need to take after taking this medicine?

A: If you have a history of low blood pressure, your doctor may ask you for regular blood pressure checkups because this medicine can cause a sudden drop in blood pressure.

Q: Can Drotin-M be used for menstrual cramps?

A: Yes, it is helpful in relieving spasm and cramps associated with periods. However, for prolonged and painful episodes consult your doctor.

Q: Is Drotin-M safe during breastfeeding?

A: No, constituents of Drotin-M may pass into breast milk and can affect the breastfed baby. Avoid using this medicine while breastfeeding.

Q: Is Drotin-M a painkiller?

A: No, Drotin-M is a combination medicine. It has both painkiller and antispasmodic properties. It is used for the treatment of spasm and pain associated with smooth muscles due to menstruation and abdominal pain.

Q: Can I take the Drotin-M on an empty stomach?

A: You should take the Drotin- M after a meal or snack or with a drink of milk. It will be less likely to upset your stomach.

Q: How long does the Drotin-M take to work?

A: You should start to feel better within 20 to 30 minutes after taking the Drotin-M. However, it may vary from person to person.

Q: What is the Drotin-M tablet used for?

A: Drotin-M tablet is used for the treatment of menstrual cramps, stomach pain, and muscle spasms

Q: What is the composition of the Drotin-M tablet?

A: Drotin-M tablet is a combination medicine containing drotaverine and mefenamic acid.
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ContainsDrotaverine(80.0 Mg),Mefenamic Acid(250.0 Mg)
UsesMenstrual cramps and stomach pain
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dryness in mouth, thirsty feeling
Last Updated on: 04 Feb 2022 | 02:05 PM (IST)
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