• Tab. Drotin-40mg

Tab. Drotin-40mg

strip of 15 tablets
Generic Name: Drotaverine hydrochloride
Walter Bushnell
25 Ratings
Rs. 142.2

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Information about Tab. Drotin-40mg

Drotin contains Drotaverine as the active ingredient which is an antispasmodic medicine with smooth muscle relaxant property. It increases the levels of chemical messengers that relieve the pain due to smooth muscle spasm or tightness.

Drotaverine inhibits phosphodiesterases hydrolysing cAMP, thereby increasing cAMP concentration, decreasing Calcium uptake of the cells and changing the distribution of calcium among the cells. It may also have minor allosteric calcium channel blocking properties.


Drotaverine hydrochloride


Drotin is used in menstrual pain and abdominal pain. It relieves pain due to smooth muscle spasm like menstrual pain, pain due to kidney stone, pain due to biliary stone and gastro-intestinal colicky pain.

Direction to Use

  • 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.
  • Drotin Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
  • Take Drotin tablets 20 minutes before a meal to relieve or reduce post meal symptoms.
  • Due to possible side effects such as dizziness and vertigo resulting from hypotension, you should avoid driving or using machines.

Side Effects

Headache, Fainting, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Decreased blood pressure

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