PCaution when used during lactation - Caution when used during pregnancy

LCaution when used during lactation - Caution when used during lactation

Molecule Info

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Indication(s) & Dosage Antispasmodic
Adult: 40-80 mg orally tid.
Child: 1-6 yr: 20 mg 3-4 times daiily; >6 yr: 40 mg tid.
Administration May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications Severe renal/hepatic/cardiac dysfunction. Porphyria.
Special Precautions Exercise caution in patients with renal/hepatic/cardiac dysfunction. Pregnacy, lactation.
Adverse Drug Reaction(s) Vertigo, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth.
Drug Interactions May attenuate the action of levodopa. Concurrent use of analgesics, antimuscarinics or benzodiazepines. Additive beneficial effect with concurrent use of analgesics, antimuscarinics or benzodiazepines.
Pharmacology Drotaverine has antispasmodic effect mediated via inhibition of phosphodiesterase-IV, specific for smooth muscle. It has a rapid and direct action on the smooth muscle. It acts to correct cyclic AMP and Ca imbalance at the spastic site, thereby relieving smooth muscle spasm and pain.
ATC Classification A03AD02 - drotaverine; Belongs to the class of papaverine and derivatives. Used in the treatment of functional bowel disorders.

Brand/Product Info


Total Products : 12            
Brand Name Manufacturer/Marketer Composition Dosage Form Pack Size & Price
DOT The Acme Laboratories Ltd. Drotaverine hydrochloride 40mg Tablet 100's: 176.00 MRP
DOT Injection The Acme Laboratories Ltd. Drotaverine hydrochloride 40mg/2ml Injection 10 amps: 70.20 MRP
DOVER Nipa Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Drotaverine hydrochloride 40mg Tablet 100's: 175.00 MRP
DROTA Hallmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd Drotaverine hydrochloride 40mg Tablet 100's: 176.00 MRP
Drotapan Incepta Pharmaceuticals Limited Drotaverine Hydrochloride 40 mg Tablet tablet 10x10's:MRP 175 Tk
ESPA Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Drotaverine 40mg/2ml IM/IV Injection 10's: 70.20 MRP
NO-SPA Ambee Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Drotaverine hydrochloride 40mg Tablet 200's: 364.00 MRP
NO-SPA Injection Ambee Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Drotaverine hydrochloride 40mg/2ml Injection 10 amps: 79.80 MRP
RENAPA Renata Limited Drotaverine hydrochloride 40mg Tablet 100's: 180.00 MRP
ROVA Kemiko Pharmaceuticals Ltd Drotaverine hydrochloride 40mg Tablet 100's: 175.00 MRP
SPAN Opsonin Pharma Limited Drotaverine hydrochloride 40mg Tablet 100's: 175.00 MRP
TAVERIN Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd Drotaverine Hydrochloride INN 40mg Tablet 100's: 175.00 MRP
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