|US Brand Name||Drotaspa|
|Manufacturer||Shreya Life science, India|
DROTIN is an
antispasmodic and muscle relaxant that is used to smooth muscle spasms and
reduces pain. The conditions in which this medicine is prescribed include
Ureterolithiasis, Biliary spasm, Cholecystolithiasis, Stone formation,
Papillitis, Cystitis, Urinary spasm, Nephrolithiasis, Vesical tenesmus and
How it works?
DROTIN due to its
spasmolytic and vasodilating action works by inhibiting phosphodiesterase in
the body. Regular intake of this medicine might be used to treat dysfunction
and pain caused by smooth muscle spasms.
Important information about Medicine
to the drug category called antispasmodics. Regular intake of this medicine
decreases the tone of smooth muscles, dilates blood vessels and reduces
Prescribed dosage of
the medicine is of 120-240 mg daily, however the doctor would decide on this
looking at the overall condition of patient and considering factors such as
age, health and past medical history.
DROTIN is available
in the strength of 40mg
What if you miss a dose?
Correct dosage needs
to be taken at regular intervals as instructed by the doctor. In case, you miss
a dose you can take it as soon as you remember just make sure that the time to
next dose is not close.
What if you overdose?
Do not add or reduce
the dose without consulting your doctor. In case, you overdose get in touch
with your doctor, local pharmacist or poison center immediately.
Things to be taken care of
There are certain
conditions in which intake of DROTIN is strictly contradicted, these are
Cardiac insufficiency, Hepatic insufficiency and Renal insufficiency. Patients
with gastric disorders should inform their doctor before taking this medicine.
If allergic to Drotaverine or any other components present in this medicine
notify your doctor about the same. Do not take this medicine if you are
pregnant or breastfeeding your child as this might harm the baby. Also, inform
your doctor if trying to conceive so that he or she could prescribe you an
Intake of DROTIN
might lead to some minor, moderate and even fatal reactions in some patients,
• Dry mouth
Report these symptoms to your doctor immediately and do not start with taking this medicine again unless instructed by the doctor.
Interaction with other drugs
DROTIN might interact with Phosphodiesterase inhibitors such as papaverine. Avoid using any herbal products or multivitamins or even an antacid with this medicine as these might interfere in absorption bringing down efficacy of the drug. In case you have undergone a surgery lately, notify the doctor about the medicines you talk before you start with the course of DROTIN.