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Drotin Plus Tablet

By WALTER BUSHNELL LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
142.6*
MRP 167.77
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Drotaverine(80.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Analgesic/antipyretic

Medical Description

Drotin Plus tablet provides temporary relief from mild to moderate pain like headache, throat pain, menstrual pain, tooth pain and also relieves pain associated with muscle spasms. It contains two pri
mary ingredients, namely Drotaverine and Paracetamol.
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Uses of Drotin Plus Tablet

Drotin Plus tablet helps to relieve mild to moderate pain associated with muscle spasms, menstrual cramps, migraine, headache, tooth pain and fever.

Contraindications of Drotin Plus Tablet

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol or drotaverine or any other ingredients of the Drotin Plus tablet.
  • If you have any liver, kidney or heart-related disease.
  • If you have Porphyria, a rare blood-related disorder.
  • If you are a breastfeeding woman.

Side effects of Drotin Plus Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Rapid heartbeat

Precautions and Warnings of Drotin Plus Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Drotin Plus tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Due to the lack of safety information, Drotin Plus should not be used during pregnancy until prescribed.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Drotin Plus tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of Drotin Plus tablet pass into breast milk in small amounts and can be harmful to a breastfed baby. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding mothers.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Drotin Plus tablet?
A:
Drotin Plus tablet does not affect your driving abilities. However, if you experience dizziness or feel drowsy, do not drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Drotin Plus tablet?
A:
No, it is not advisable to consume alcohol with this medicine as it increases the risk of related liver disorders.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are using any other pain killers containing paracetamol.
  • You experience skin reactions like redness, rash or itching after consuming this medicine.
  • You have low blood pressure or related heart disorder.
  • You have a liver-related disorder or kidney function problem.
  • Drotin Plus tablet is not meant to be used in children.

Mode of Action of Drotin Plus Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Drotin Plus tablet works by the combined action of its two components.
  • Paracetamol is a painkiller. It inhibits the synthesis of a chemical substance known as prostaglandin which is responsible for the sensation of pain, swelling and inflammation.
  • Drotaverine is a spasmolytic muscle relaxant. It inhibits an enzyme known as phosphodiesterase which results in relaxation of the muscle and relieves muscle spasm.

Directions for Use of Drotin Plus Tablet

  • Drotin Plus tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Drotin Plus Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Drotin Plus 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.
  • Concomitant use of Drotin Plus tablets with Levodopa, a medicine used to treat Parkinson's disease can decrease the effect of Levodopa and may increase the symptoms like rigidity and shakiness.
  • Drotin Plus, if taken along with blood thinners like Warfarin, can increase the risk of bleeding and ulcers.
  • Cholestyramine, a medicine used to correct abnormal cholesterol levels can decrease the effect of Drotin Plus.

Storage and disposal of Drotin Plus Tablet

  • Store Drotin Plus tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Drotin Plus Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose are weakness, shortness of breath, headache, dizziness, low blood pressure and irregular heartbeats. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of t
his medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a doubl
e dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take the Drotin Plus tablet with diclofenac?

A: No, it is not advisable to take diclofenac or another painkiller while using this medicine as it increases the risk of getting side effects.

Q: Can I use the Drotin Plus tablet for menstrual cramps?

A: Yes, this medicine can be used to get relief from menstrual cramps.

Q: Can I give Drotin Plus tablet to my children?

A: No, the Drotin Plus tablet is not recommended for children due to limited safety information.

Q: How long does it take for the Drotin Plus tablet to work?

A: The effects of Drotin Plus tablets start after 1-2 hours after taking this medicine. However, it may vary as the effect of the medicine depends on the dose, frequency and physiological functions of an individual.

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ContainsDrotaverine(80.0 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
UsesPainkiller
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2021 | 11:13 AM (IST)
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