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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Span 40. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Span 40 during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Span 40 during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Span 40 may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. As Span 40 may cause vertigo.
There is limited information available on the use of Span 40 in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Span 40 in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Span 40 is an antispasmodic medicine. It is used in the treatment of menstrual pain and abdominal pain. It provides relief from pain due to smooth muscl... View More
Uses of Span 40
- Menstrual pain
- Abdominal pain
Side effects of Span 40
- Dryness in mouth
How to use Span 40
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Span 40 may be taken with ... View More
How Span 40 works
Span 40 is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen.
What if you forget to take Span 40?
If you miss a dose of Span 40, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Span 40 helps relieve pain due to smooth muscle spasms such as menstrual pain, pain due to kidney stone, and colicky pain.
- Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
- It may cause a drop in your blood pressure. Monitor your blood pressure regularly and inform your doctor if you have a history of low blood pressure.
- Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Span 40 may cause dizziness.
- Inform your doctor if you have severe kidney, liver, or heart disease.
Gastrointestinal tract spasm, Irritable bowel syndrome, Dysmenorrhea, Biliary colics, Renal colics
May be taken with or without food.
Oral As an antispasmodic Adult: 1 to 2 tablets, 3 times daily. Injection: Adults: 1 to 2 ampoules, intramuscularly or subcutaneously, 1-3 times dai... View More
Oral As an antispasmodic Children (over 6 years): 1/2 to 1 tablet, 1-2 times daily. 40 mg 1-2 times daily Children (1-6 years): 1/4 to 1/2 tablet... View More
Severe renal/hepatic/cardiac dysfunction. Porphyria.
Mode of Action
Drotaverine has antispasmodic effect mediated via inhibition of phosphodiesterase-IV, specific for smooth muscle. It has a rapid and direct action on th... View More
Exercise caution in patients with renal/hepatic/cardiac dysfunction. Pregnacy, lactation.
Vertigo, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth.
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