Dot is an antispasmodic medicine. It is used in the treatment of menstrual pain and abdominal pain. It provides relief from pain due to smooth muscle sp... View More
Uses of Dot
Side effects of Dot
How to use Dot
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. Dot may be taken with or w... View More
How Dot works
Dot is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen.
What if you forget to take Dot?
If you miss a dose of Dot, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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
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Exercise caution in patients with renal/hepatic/cardiac dysfunction. Pregnacy, lactation.
Vertigo, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth.
May attenuate the action of levodopa. Concurrent use of analgesics, antimuscarinics or benzodiazepines. Additive beneficial effect with concurrent use o... View More