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Drofos 80mg Tablet

Drofos 80mg Tablet

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Composition

DROTAVERINE-80MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Cubit Healthcare

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

About Drofos 80mg Tablet

Drofos 80mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called anti-spasmodic agents used to reduce and relieve smooth muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, and gall bladder.

Drofos 80mg Tablet contains 'Drotaverine', which works by relieving contractions associated with smooth muscles of the gastrointestinal tract, gall bladder, and urinary tract. Thereby helps in relieving pain.

In some cases, Drofos 80mg Tablet may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, and vertigo (spinning sensation). Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.

Consult your doctor before taking Drofos 80mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Do not take Drofos 80mg Tablet if you are breastfeeding. Drofos 80mg Tablet may cause dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Avoid consuming alcohol with Drofos 80mg Tablet as it could lead to increased dizziness. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.

Uses of Drofos 80mg Tablet

Treatment of smooth muscle spasms of gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, and gall bladder.

Medicinal Benefits

Drofos 80mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called anti-spasmodic agents. Drofos 80mg Tablet is used to treat smooth muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, and gall bladder. Drofos 80mg Tablet works by relieving contractions associated with smooth muscles of the abdomen.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew or break the tablet/capsule.Oral liquid/Syrup/Suspension/Drops: Take the prescribed dose/quantity by mouth using the measuring cup/dosing syringe/dropper; shake the bottle well before each use.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Drofos 80mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Vertigo (spinning sensation)

Drug Warnings

Do not take Drofos 80mg Tablet if you are allergic to any of its components. Inform your doctor if you have heart problems, liver or kidney problems. Talk to your doctor if you have low blood pressure or are taking levodopa. Consult your doctor before taking Drofos 80mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Do not take Drofos 80mg Tablet if you are breastfeeding. Drofos 80mg Tablet may cause dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Drofos 80mg Tablet should not be given to children below one year as the safety has not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol with Drofos 80mg Tablet as it could lead to increased dizziness. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Drofos 80mg Tablet may interact with anti-Parkinson (levodopa), painkillers, anti-muscarinic drugs, and benzodiazepines.

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have porphyria, heart, kidney or liver problems.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • LEVODOPA

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Exercising regularly helps in muscle stretching so that they are less likely to spasm, tear and sprain. Mild exercises such as jogging and walking are helpful for muscle stretching.
  • Massages can also be helpful.
  • Avoid freezing and hot temperatures.
  • Avoid wearing tight-fitting clothes; instead, wear loose garments.
  • Rest well, and get plenty of sleep.
  • To avoid developing pressure sores, change your position every two hours.
  • Hot or cold therapy can help treat muscle spasms. Apply an ice-pack or hot-pack on the muscle for 15-20minutes.
  • Stay hydrated, drink plenty of water.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Muscle spasms: Muscle spasm is the sudden involuntary muscle contractions, which can be painful and uncomfortable. When the nerve impulses that control the muscle movements are damaged or interrupted, it could lead to muscle spasms. The common causes of abdominal spasms include muscle strain, fatigue, dehydration, gas, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, gastritis, and drug or alcohol use. Symptoms of abdominal muscle spasms include pain, swelling, bloating, changes in bowel habits, heartburn, nausea, diarrhoea, or constipation.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Drofos 80mg Tablet as it may cause increased dizziness.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Please consult your doctor before taking Drofos 80mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

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Breast Feeding

Unsafe

It is not recommended to use Drofos 80mg Tablet while breastfeeding.

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Driving

Caution

Drofos 80mg Tablet may cause dizziness. Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are alert.

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Liver

Caution

Please consult your doctor before taking Drofos 80mg Tablet if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Kidney

Caution

Please consult your doctor before taking Drofos 80mg Tablet if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Children

Safe if prescribed

Drofos 80mg Tablet can be given to children above 1year if prescribed by the doctor.

Country of origin

India
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FAQs

Drofos 80mg Tablet works by relieving contractions associated with smooth muscles of the abdomen.
Drofos 80mg Tablet may cause low blood pressure and should be taken with caution if you have hypotension. Consult your doctor before taking Drofos 80mg Tablet if you have low blood pressure. Regular monitoring of blood pressure levels is advised while taking Drofos 80mg Tablet.
To treat your condition effectually, continue taking Drofos 80mg Tablet for as long as prescribed. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you feel any difficulty while taking Drofos 80mg Tablet.
Dry mouth could be a side-effect of Drofos 80mg Tablet. Limiting caffeine intake, avoiding smoking and mouthwashes containing alcohol, drinking water regularly, and chewing sugar-free gum/candy might stimulate saliva and prevent drying of the mouth.
Consult your doctor before taking Drofos 80mg Tablet along with levodopa as Drofos 80mg Tablet may reduce the effects of levodopa, leading to worsening of tremors and rigidity.
Vertigo might be a side-effect of Drofos 80mg Tablet. Consult your doctor if you experience spinning sensations or loss of balance.

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