Drotaverine in DroPain injection is an antispasmodic drug, used to enhance cervical dilation during childbirth. It is structurally related to papaverine, is a selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4, and has no anticholinergic effects.
Dosage: As per physician’s prescription
What is Drotaverine in DroPain for?
This medication is an antispasmodic, prescribed for pain and dysfunction caused by smooth muscle spasm. Pain reliever and calms your muscles.
Common side effects of Drotaverine:
Addiction, dryness of mouth and blurring of vision and blood dyscrasias, vertigo, nausea, vomiting.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Call your doctor to find out what to do.
What precautions should I take when taking DroPain?
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away, signs of a very bad reaction to the drug and any rash.
Can I take Drotaverine with other medicines?
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. Taking them together can cause bad side effects. Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store DroPain?
Store it at room temperature.
Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.