Drotin Ds 80Mg Tablet
Drotin Ds 80Mg Tablet 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 labour.
It is also effective in abdominal pain, chest pain, gallstones pain in the kidneys, pain in renal colic and a few other conditions. Drotin Ds 80Mg Tablet may interact with a few other drugs like Atropine, Diclofenac, Levodopa, and Diazepam. Inform your doctor about taking any other medications, before starting the course of this medicine.
The possible side-effects that may occur on using this medicine are nausea, vomiting, fainting, dry mouth, sleep disorders, constipation, flushing, allergic dermatitis, swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet, falling of blood pressure and change in pulse rate.
Drotin Ds 80Mg Tablet 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.
It comes as an oral medicine to take by mouth, with or without food. The recommended dose for adults is usually 40-80 mg, three times a day but it can vary depending on your condition. If taken orally as an antispasmodic by children between the age of 1 to 6, the recommended dose is 20 mg, three to four-time daily. In children older than 6 years of age, the dosage is generally increased to 40 mg.
Below are the conditions for which this medicine is used:
Smooth Muscle Spasm
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Associated Diarrhea
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of Drotin has not been clinically determined yet.
What is the onset of action?
The time taken for the medicine to show its effect has not been clinically determined yet.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
The medicine must be consumed only until extremely necessary. A consultation with the doctor is important before consuming the medicine.
Is it habit forming?
Drotin tablet doesn’t have any habit forming tendencies.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
The medicine may cause some problems to the infant which is why it is advisable not to consume the medicine while breast feeding.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
If Drotin causes hypotension, drowsiness, dizziness, and headache, then it should not be consumed before driving.
Does this affect kidney function?
For patients suffering from any kidney abnormalities, the consumption of Dotrin can cause kidney disorders such as kidney failure. Consulting the doctor before consumption is a prudent idea.
Does this affect liver function?
For patients suffering from any liver abnormalities, the consumption of Drotin can cause liver disorders such as increased liver enzymes. Consulting the doctor before consumption is a prudent idea.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
For Drotin, the patient must take the missed dose as soon as possible and skip the dose if the time for the next dose as scheduled occurs. Doubling the dose is not advisable.
Are there any overdose instructions?
If the patient overdoses, the doctor must be consulted immediately and medical attention must be provided as soon as possible. The symptoms associated with overdose include nausea, vomiting, increased heart rate, discomfort, and reduced blood pressure.
This medicine 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 Alcohol
Interaction with Medicine
Drotin reacts severely with medicines that contain Levodopa compounds. It has moderate reactions with Atropine, Diclofenac, and Diazepam compounds.
Interaction with Disease
Porphyria is a genetic disorder of the skin and blood which reacts with the medicine. Low cardiac output diseases which cause less blood to be pumped to the heart can also react strongly with the medicine.
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