DOTRACID 80mg Tablet 10's

Muscle Spasm Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

DOTRACID 80MG contains Drotaverine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antispasmodic agents. It is used in the treatment of stomach pain caused due to smooth muscle contractions in the gastrointestinal tract, gall bladder and urinary tract.

DOTRACID 80MG is not recommended for use in patients with heart failure and severe liver or kidney disease. Before taking DOTRACID 80MG inform your doctor if you have an intolerance to some sugars and low blood pressure.

DOTRACID 80MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless clearly advised by the doctor and it is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women and children (below 1 year of age).

It should be used with caution in elderly patients. The side effects of taking DOTRACID 80MG are nausea, constipation, headache, dizziness, insomnia and palpitations. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF DOTRACID 80MG

  • Treats smooth muscle contractions in the gastrointestinal tract, gall bladder and urinary tract that cause recurrent stomach pain

HOW DOTRACID 80MG WORKS

DOTRACID 80MG works by blocking certain enzymes, which results in the increased release of a chemical substance that causes the relaxation of smooth muscles. This kind of action relieves stomach pain due to muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract, urinary system and gall bladder.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take DOTRACID 80MG as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. The correct dose and duration for you will be decided by your doctor depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF DOTRACID 80MG

RARE

  • nausea
  • constipation
  • headache, dizziness, insomnia
  • palpitations
  • low blood pressure
  • signs of an allergic reaction (local swelling of the skin, hives, rash and itchy skin)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Drink ample amount of water. Get adequate rest. Try to be relaxed and stress-free. Apply pain relieving balm on your forehead if necessary. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Nausea:

Take this medicine with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily, fried or spicy foods. Do not lie down or sleep immediately after eating. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Dizziness:

Lie down until the dizziness is gone, then get up slowly. Move slowly and carefully, do not hurry. Get adequate rest. Drink plenty of water and other fluids. Consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

Constipation:

Take fibre-rich foods in your diet such as fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grain cereals and drink plenty of fluids. Exercise more regularly and stay active. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DOTRACID 80MG is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

DOTRACID 80MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Avoid driving or operating machines if you feel dizzy after taking DOTRACID 80MG. Consult your doctor for advice.

KIDNEY

DOTRACID 80MG is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

DOTRACID 80MG is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking it.

HEART DISEASE

DOTRACID 80MG is not recommended for use in patients with heart failure and it should be used with caution in patients having low blood pressure. Consult your doctor before taking it.

OTHERS

Before taking DOTRACID 80MG, inform your physician if you:

  • have an intolerance to some sugars

Use in pediatrics:

DOTRACID 80MG is not recommended for use in children (below 1 year of age). Consult the child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

DOTRACID 80MG should be taken with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before taking DOTRACID 80MG.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking DOTRACID 80MG, inform your doctor if you are taking this medicine:

  • levodopa (used to treat parkinson's disease)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of DOTRACID 80MG, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose are weakness, general feeling of discomfort, dizziness, vomiting, headache, etc.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Drotaverine
Pharmacological Category :   Phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitors
Therapeutic Indication :   Stomach pain due to muscle spasms
Dosage Forms :  

Tablet, Suspension, Injection

FAQs ABOUT DOTRACID 80MG

How does DOTRACID 80MG work?

DOTRACID 80MG works by blocking certain enzymes, which results in the increased release of a chemical substance that causes the relaxation of smooth muscles. This kind of action relieves stomach pain due to muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract, urinary system and gall bladder.

Is DOTRACID 80MG safe for kidneys?

DOTRACID 80MG is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney problems as it may worsen the existing condition. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking DOTRACID 80MG if you have kidney problems.

What is DOTRACID 80MG used for?

DOTRACID 80MG contains drotaverine which is used in the treatment of stomach pain caused due to smooth muscle contractions in the gastrointestinal tract, gall bladder and urinary tract. Consult your doctor before taking DOTRACID 80MG.

Can DOTRACID 80MG be used in pregnant women?

DOTRACID 80MG is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women unless clearly advised by your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking DOTRACID 80MG if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.

Can DOTRACID 80MG cause side effects?

Yes, DOTRACID 80MG may cause rare side effects in some individuals such as nausea, constipation, headache, dizziness, sleeplessness, a sensation of abnormal heartbeat (palpitation) and low blood pressure. Consult your doctor immediately if any of the side effects worsen.

REFERENCES

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2. Ramesh R. Rai, Manisha Dwivedi, and Nirmal Kumar. Efficacy and Safety of Drotaverine Hydrochloride in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study. NIH National Library of Medicine, National centre for biotechnology information. PMC Pubmed Central. [Revised in December 2014] [Accessed on 9th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4271014/

3. Ramesh R. Rai and Sandeep Nijhawan. Comparative evaluation of efficacy and safety of drotaverine versus mebeverine in irritable bowel syndrome: A randomized double-blind controlled study. NIH National Library of Medicine, National centre for biotechnology information. PMC Pubmed Central. [Revised in February 2021] [Accessed on 9th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8265406/

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Liver function test

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    DROTAVERINE 80 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049039
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