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By Medicover Hospitals / 04 Mar 2021
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What is Drotin?

  • This Tablet is an antispasmodic medicine. It is used to treat menstrual pain and abdominal pain. It relieves pain due to smooth muscle spasms, such as menstrual pain, kidney stone pain, biliary stone pain, and gastrointestinal colic pain.
  • This Tablets can be taken with or without food, but for best results, take them at the same time every day. What you take it for determines the dosage and frequency at which you take it. Your doctor will determine how much improvement you need. You should take this medication for the whole time that it has been prescribed for you.
  • Nausea, vomiting, and mouth dryness are the most common side effects of this medication. Let your doctor know if these bother you or seem to be dangerous. It's possible that they can be reduced or prevented. It can also cause you to feel dizzy as a result of low blood pressure, if this occurs, drive carefully.
  • If you have ever had serious heart failure, blood pressure problems, or liver or kidney disease, notify your doctor before taking this drug. Your doctor should also be aware of any other medications you are taking, as some of them may reduce the effectiveness or alter the way this medicine works. When taking this medication, your blood pressure may be checked on a regular basis by your doctor.
    1. Drotin Uses
    2. Drotin Side effects
    3. Precautions
    4. Dosage
    5. Drotin A Tablet vs Drotin-M Tablet
    6. Frequently Asked Questions
    7. Citations

    Drotin uses:

    • Abdominal Pain
    • Chest Pain
    • Menstrual Pain
    • Bowel Disorder
    • Pain due to liver disease
    • Gallstones Pain in Kidney
    • Pain due to kidney stones
    • Pain due to gastro-intestinal colicky pain
    • Pain in renal colic irritable
    • Cervical spasm during labor

    How to use the Drotin Tablet?

  • Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor with the correct dose and duration of time that is recommended by your doctor. Swallow it down as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it down. Drotin Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is best to take it at a fixed time.
  • It's always recommended to take the whole tablet. The tablet shall not be chewed, diluted, or crushed. This is best administered with water. Even if it can be taken before or after a meal, it is best to take it at a fixed time for faster effect and increased efficacy.
  • Drinking alcohol should be avoided during the dosing period. It is recommended that pregnant women consult their gynecologists about the use of this medicine. Patients with kidneys and liver must seek advice from their doctor before using this medicine.
  • Drotin Side Effects:

    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Dizziness
    • Constipation
    • Sweating
    • Sleep Disorder
    • Allergic dermatitis
    • Headache
    • Irregular heart rhythm
    • Fainting
    • Flushing
    • Warmth sensation in the face, ears, and neck
    • Weakness
    • Tiredness
    • Lightheadedness
    • Drowsiness

    Precautions:

    • This a tablet may increase your risk of a fatal heart attack or stroke. So if you have had any recent cardiac surgery, do not use Tablet.
    • Do not take tablet if you are allergic to Drotin A Tablet, have severe heart failure, have bleeding problems such as stomach or intestine bleeding while taking any pain killer, or have problems with your liver or kidneys. Tell your doctor if you have or have had high blood pressure, heart problems, high cholesterol, diabetes, asthma, liver and kidney problems before taking Drotin A Tablet.
    • Do not take Drotin A Tablet if you are pregnant or breast-feeding unless prescribed. Whether you're pregnant or breastfeeding, don't take this tablet unless your doctor tells you to.
    • Drotin A Tablet will make you drowsy and dizzy, so just drive if you are fully awake.
    • Since the protection of the Drotin A Tablet has not been identified, it should not be given to children.
    • Avoid drinking alcohol when taking Drotin A Tablet because it can cause drowsiness and increase the risk of stomach bleeding. If you have stomach pain or other symptoms of intestinal or stomach bleeding, such as blood in your stools, stop taking Drotin A Tablet and see your doctor right away.
    • Unless otherwise directed, do not take any other NSAIDs (pain relievers) when taking Drotin A Tablet.

    Important information

    • This Tablet helps relieve pain due to smooth muscle spasms such as menstrual pain, kidney stone pain, and colic pain
    • Take it as recommended by your doctor for dose and duration.
    • It can lead to a drop in your blood pressure. Monitor your blood pressure regularly and tell your doctor if you have a history of low blood pressure.
    • Use caution while going to drive or doing anything requiring concentration, as this Tablet may cause dizziness.
    • Speak to your doctor if you have severe kidney, liver, or heart disease.

    Dosage and administration:

  • Drotin tablets should be administered to the patient in accordance with the instructions prescribed by the doctor. The dosage may vary with the severity of the condition prescribed for treatment. A few other factors that help decide the dose are the patient's BMI, the age of the patient, and other underlying health concerns.
  • Missed Dose:

  • Patients should take the forgotten dose as soon as they remember it. It is advisable, however, not to take the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose.
  • Overdose:

  • Overdose may have serious side effects or drug toxicity and should therefore be avoided by taking an overdose. However, if an overdose is suspected, one must seek immediate medical attention.
  • 0 A Tablet vs Drotin-M Tablet:

    Drotin A Tablet
    Drotin-M Tablet
    MANUFACTURER Walter Bushnell MANUFACTURER Walter Bushnell
    SALT COMPOSITION Drotaverine (80mg) + Aceclofenac (100mg SALT COMPOSITION Drotaverine (80mg) + Mefenamic Acid (250mg)
    STORAGE STORAGE
    Store at room temperature (10-30°C) Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
    Prescription Required Prescription Required
    Drotin A Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of abdominal pain Drotin-M Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of abdominal pain.

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Drotin DS Tablet contains Drotaverine, a medicine that helps to relieve pain due to spasms. It is used to relieve stomach and abdominal pain, cramping, spasms, and menstrual pain.
    Drotin DS Tablet contains Drotaverine, a medicine that helps to relieve pain due to spasms. It is used to relieve stomach and abdominal pain, cramping, spasms, and menstrual pain.
    Drotin A Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat abdominal pain. It works effectively to reduce abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort and cramping by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and intestines. It also blocks certain chemical messengers which cause pain and discomfort.
    Drotin DS Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at the same time every day for better results. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you take it for. Your doctor will decide how much you will need to improve your symptoms.
    Yes, Drotin-M Tablet is safe for most patients with abdominal pain. However, some patients may have common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, heartburn, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dry mouth, weakness, sleepiness, and other unusual or rare side effects.
    Due to a lack of safety information, Drotin plus should not be used until prescribed during pregnancy.
    Drotin Injection 2ml is an antispasmodic medicinal product. It is used to treat menstrual pain and abdominal pain. It relieves pain due to smooth muscle spasms, such as menstrual pain, kidney stone pain, biliary stone pain, and gastrointestinal colic pain.
    Drotaverine is an antispasmodic medicine that relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen. Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers causing abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling)
    Drotin-M Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Drotaverine and Mefenamic Acid, which relieves abdominal pain and cramping. Drotaverine is an antispasmodic medicine that relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen. Mefenamic Acid is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers causing abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling).
    Drotin Suspension Sugar-Free is an anti-spasmodic medicine. It is used to treat menstrual pain and abdominal pain. It relieves pain due to smooth muscle spasms, such as menstrual pain, kidney stone pain, biliary stone pain, and gastrointestinal colic pain.
    Yes, it helps to relieve spasms and time-related cramps. However, consult your doctor for prolonged and painful episodes.

    Citations:

  • Drotin injection, https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s00604-005-0323-x.pdf
  • Drotin , https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0020729201004489