Dotra 40 MG Injection
This drug effectively treats twitches or spasm of the smooth muscles generally found in the stomach and heart. It is effective in relieving pain triggered due to irritable bowel syndrome, headache, menstrual periods and cervical spasm during labor. It is also effective in abdominal pain, chest pain, gallstones pain in the kidneys, pain in renal colic and a few other conditions.
This medicine is not recommended in patients with severe heart, liver, and kidney disease. This drug should be used with caution in patients suffering from a genetic disorder of the skin and blood. People who have allergic reactions, are pregnant or are breastfeeding are also advised to avoid taking this medicine.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
The medication can treat the below provided problem:
Smooth Muscle Spasm
Side effects of this drug are as follows:
Nausea Or Vomiting
Change In Pulse Rate
Allergic Skin Reaction
Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet
Fall In Blood Pressure
How long is the duration of effect?The duration of time for which this medicine remains effective is not established clinically.
What is the onset of action?The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is not established clinically.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended for use if you are breastfeeding as the risks of adverse effects on the infant are significantly high.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dotra 40 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsTake the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
Overdose instructionsIn case of an overdose, doctor should be consulted immediately. The overdose symptoms are restlessness, confusion and dizziness. As per the severity of the symptoms, the supportive measures like gastric lavage are initiated.
This drug works by inhibiting the phosphodiesterase-IV enzymes and helping in restoring the balance of cyclic AMP and calcium ions at the site of spasm at smooth muscles.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Low Cardiac OutputThis medicine is not recommended for use if you suffer from a condition that impairs the normal blood pumping ability of the heart.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
AtropineReport the use of any medicine taken for pain to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to use these medicines together.
DiclofenacReport the use of any medicine taken for pain to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to use these medicines together.
LevodopaUse of this medicine in a patient taking levodopa should be avoided. The risk of adverse effects are significantly high and the symptoms might worsen after taking these medicines together. Use of an alternative medicine that is safer for use is recommended in such cases.
DiazepamReport the use of any medicine taken for pain to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to use these medicines together Report any incidence of adverse effects to the doctor on priority.
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