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drotaverine 80mg

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Drotaverine 80mg

Drotaverine 80mg - This injection includes Drotaverine 80mg. Drotaverine is based on a new synthetic pharmaceutical innovation derived from benzylisoquinoline that is related to the hydroisoquinoline class of drugs. It is an effectual spasmolytic drug used in the symptomatic treatment of different conditions, such as gastrointestinal diseases, biliary dyskinesia, and vasomotor disorders connected with smooth muscle spasms.

Drotaverine Composition

Drotaverine - A benzylisoquinoline derivative, active as an antispasmodic drug that holds back phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE4). Drotaverine is structurally connected to papaverine, even though drotaverine shows more important antispasmodic possible than papaverine.

Uses of Drotaverine 80mg

Drotaverine is an antispasmodic drug, a pain relief medicine; used to cure and ease smooth muscle spasms i.e. is seen in abdominal pain, menstrual pain, pain due to kidney stones and biliary stones, and gastrointestinal colicky pain. Mainly Drotaverine 80mg injection is used to cure smooth muscle contractions which is felt as repeated stomach pain in the gastrointestinal tract.

Some Guidelines for taking Drotaverine 80mg

The patient is advised to follow all directions on the prescription label. Some are:

  • Drotaverine is not to be taken in either bigger or smaller quantities or longer than advised.
  • In case of any ambivalence, the patient is advised to check with the doctor or pharmacist. 
  • Moreover, the instruction of drotaverine can be taken from the doctor or nurse
  • Store this medicine at room temperature, away from light, moisture, and heat.
  • In case of a missing dose on a therapeutic timing, the missed dose must be taken as and when it was perceived. 
  • If the patient recognizes the missed dose almost to the next scheduled dose time, it should not be taken as it could account for an overdose. 
  • Extra medicine must never be taken to make up for the missed dose.
  • Doctor consultation must be taken if the symptoms are not cured.
  • In case of an overdose, the consulte must be to the doctor at once for medical attention.
  • Do not use the drotaverine after the expiry date, which is printed on the packaging.

The dose of using Drotaverine 80mg

  • In adults, 2-4 ml injection may be given subcutaneously 1–3 times a day.
  • There is no information about children's dosage.

Side Effects of Drotaverine 80mg

Almost all the side effects of drotaverine tablets come in the rare category. These are:

  • Gastrointestinal disorders - Rarely can originate nausea and constipation.
  • Nervous system disorders - Sometimes they cause dizziness, headaches, and insomnia.
  • Cardiac disorders - Rarely it can originate palpitations and hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Immune system disorders - Rarely can originate an allergic reaction (local hives, rash, itchy skin, skin swelling,).
  • Dryness in the mouth, Vertigo, Constipation, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Nausea, Vomiting, Hypotension (low blood pressure), Fast heart rate, and Sweating.

The patients are advised to report to the doctor if they are suffering from any or all of the above or even any new bad reactions that have not been listed. Doing so allows the evaluation of the benefit or risk balance of the drug.

Avoid Drotaverine 80mg if you are - 

  • Avoid Drotaverine 80mg if you are pregnant
  • It is advised to avoid using Drotaverine 80mg in breastfeeding
  • Avoid using Drotaverine 80mg if you are Driving and using machines

Storage Instructions for Drotaverine 80mg

  • Do not store it above 25°C.
  • Keep Drotaverine 80mg injection away from the reach and sight of children and pets.

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