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Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Feotaverine is used for the treatment of extreme pain and bleeding during periods, headache, fever, arthritis, analgesic, inflammation and post-surgery pain.

On using Feotaverine you may experience side effects such as nausea, abdominal cramps, indigestion, stomach ulcer, mouth ulcers, dark stools, decreased white blood cell count and flushes. If the allergic reactions continue to persist and become more severe over time seek the help of your health care provider right away.

Before using Feotaverine tell your doctor if you have a history of any liver/ kidney/ heart/ renal diseases, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have any allergies, you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby. In case of any other condition please discuss with your supervising physician

The dosage for Feotaverine should be determined by your doctor based on your age, medical history and the severity of your current condition. However, the usual dose prescribed for patients is about 200-500 mg taken orally.

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 Gynaecologist before using this medicine.

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In addition to its intended effect, Feotaverine may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Spasmol d 80 mg/250 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Patients should not drive or operate machinery while using Mefenamic acid.
Does this affect kidney function?
Caution to be advised in elderly patients suffering from dehydration and renal failure.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Feotaverine as ingredient
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Popular Questions & Answers

My wife is 55 years old and she has been having loose motions (no vomiting) since yesterday morning. Have not eaten anything from outside. She is on rice and curd. She also complains of pain in her lever. Only self medication done so far includes pudin hara tablet as also one spasmol plus tablet last night. Any advice please?

General Physician, Delhi
Take ors sachet 1sachet in 1litre of water two times a day till motions subside. Take cap bifilac twice a day for 5 days. If associated fever and pain immediately consult a nearby physician for proper antibiotics.

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About Feotaverine
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Medicines containing Feotaverine