Drug "Drotaverin": instructions for use
The drug "Drotaverin" is a synthetic agent that reduces the tone of smooth muscles located in the internal organs and contributes to the cessation of pain during spasms.
Therapeutic effect of the drug "Drotaverine"
The instruction indicates that the active ingredient is drotaverine hydrochloride. It contributes to the expansion of blood vessels and reduce muscle tone of the biliary and urinary systems, improves intestinal motility. Drotaverine hydrochloride improves the supply of oxygen to tissues and organs. With oral medication, the maximum concentration is observed an hour after ingestion.
The release form of the drug "Drotaverin"
The instruction informs that the product is produced in the form of tablets and solution for injections.Tablets "Drotaverin" composition have the following: magnesium stearate, talc, milk sugar, potato starch, povidone.In 1 ml of solution is 20 mg of the active substance.
Indications for use of the drug "Drotaverine"
The instruction informs that the medicine is prescribed for the treatment of pylorospasm, duodenal ulcer and stomach ulcer, gastroduodenitis, spastic constipation and renal colitis. The drug is used to treat proctitis, pyelitis, tenesmus, intestinal and biliary colic. The tool is used for disorders of the gallbladder and biliary system, postcholecystectomy syndrome, cholecystitis. In addition, the drug "Drotaverin" is effective in gynecology for painful menstruation, postpartum labor, the threat of premature birth and miscarriage. The indications include vascular spasms, provoking a tensor headache.
Contraindications medication "Drotaverin"
The instruction warns that the use of the drug is unacceptable in case of severe heart failure, lactose intolerance and drug components. It is forbidden to take the remedy for liver failure, as well as during lactation and children under 2 years. The drug is used with caution at low pressure, atherosclerosis, angle-closure glaucoma, prostate gland hyperplasia, as well as during childbearing.
Side effects of the drug "Drotaverine"
The instruction indicates a good portability of the funds. However, in rare cases, there may be negative manifestations while taking the drug. Sometimes there is nausea, fainting, vomiting, headache, sleep disturbances, excessive sweating. Side effects include arrhythmia, pressure reduction, tachycardia, and a feeling of heat. Perhaps the onset of bronchospasm, itching, swelling of the nasal mucosa, skin rash, dermatitis. Injections can cause respiratory depression and pressure reduction. The drug enhances the effects of antispasmodics (papaverine, bendazole).
Drug "Drotaverin": instructions
Tablets should be taken orally, without chewing and grinding, regardless of the use of food. The duration of admission is determined by the doctor individually for each patient. The solution is injected into the muscle. The treatment regimen should also be determined by a specialist.