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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Drota. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Drota during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Drota during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Drota may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. As Drota may cause vertigo.
There is limited information available on the use of Drota in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Drota in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Drota 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 ... View More
Uses of Drota
- Menstrual pain
- Abdominal pain
Side effects of Drota
- Dryness in mouth
How to use Drota
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. Drota may be taken with or... View More
How Drota works
Drota is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen.
What if you forget to take Drota?
If you miss a dose of Drota, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Drota 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 Drota 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.
May attenuate the action of levodopa. Concurrent use of analgesics, antimuscarinics or benzodiazepines. Additive beneficial effect with concurrent use o... View More