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Drovera 80 MG Injection

Manufacturer: Maneesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Drotaverine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: August 21, 2020

Drovera 80 MG Injection 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.

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.

This medication 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.

This medicine 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.

It comes as a tablet 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.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable 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

  • Dry Mouth

  • Change In Pulse Rate

  • Allergic Skin Reaction

  • Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet

  • Fall In Blood Pressure

  • Vertigo

  • Headache

  • 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.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    It is unknown whether it is safe or not to take Drovera 80 MG Injection along with alcohol.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Drovera 80 MG Injection may cause side effects which affects the alertness of the patient taking it. It can even cause vertigo.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Limited information is available on Drovera 80 MG Injection use in patients with kidney disease.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Limited information is available on Drovera 80 MG Injection use in patients with liver disease.
  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take 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 instructions

    In 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.
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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 in 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

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Atropine

    Report 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.

    Diclofenac

    Report 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.

    Levodopa

    Use 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.

    Diazepam

    Report 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.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Porphyria

    This medicine should be used with caution in a patient suffering from this genetic disorder of the blood and skin.

    Low Cardiac Output

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you suffer from a condition that impairs the normal blood pumping ability of the heart.

Ques: What is Drovera 80 MG Injection?

Ans: This drug performs its action by obstructing the pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome.

Ques: What are the uses of Drovera 80 MG Injection?

Ans: This drug is used for the treatment and prevention of conditions and symptoms of diseases like muscle twitches and cervical spasms.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Drovera 80 MG Injection?

Ans: This drug should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: Should I use Drovera 80 MG Injection empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication, work properly on an empty stomach.

Ques: Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

Ans: The diet should be normal, there is nothing as such to avoid.
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