Drotaverine

Drotaverin analogues:

Drotaverin instructions:

Manufacturer:

Kyivmedpreparat, Kiev, Ukraine

Active ingredients Drotaverina:

Drotaverin.

Form of production Drotaverina:

Tablets of 0.04 g No. 10, No. 10x3 in contiguous cell packs. What is Drotaverin?

Spasm of smooth muscles of the internal organs( cardio and pilorospasm), chronic gastroduodenitis, peptic ulcer and duodenal ulcer, with cholelithiasis and urolithiasis( colic), chronic cholecystitis, postcholecystectomy syndrome, hypermotor dyskinesia of the biliary tract, spastic dyskinesia of the intestine, intestinalcolic due to delayed gases after surgery, colitis, proctitis, tenesm, flatulence, pyelitis, with headache due to spasm of cerebral vessels, with spasm of coronary and peripheraltheir arteries( obliterating endarteritis, Raynaud's disease), if necessary to reduce uterine contractions and to relieve cervical spasm during childbirth, with spasm of smooth muscles d

uring instrumental interventions.

Caution should be given to pregnant women, patients with severe atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries.

Drotaverin can be used as part of a combination therapy to relieve the hypertensive crisis.

Drotaverin, like papaverine, has no anticholinergic action, so unlike cholinolytic antispasmodics, it can be used in patients with glaucoma. At the same time, in patients with prostatic hypertrophy( prostate adenoma), it should be used with caution, since in connection with the weakening of the detrusor of the bladder, a delay in urination may occur.

How to use Drotaverine?

Drotaverin is administered by mouth.

Adults appoint 1 to 2 tablets 2 to 3 times a day. Duration of admission, depending on the disease, is determined by the doctor.

Due to the fact that there is no reliable data on the use of the drug in children, Drotaverin is used solely for the purpose and under the supervision of a doctor, by measuring the benefit / risk.

Children from 1 to 6 years - 1/2 tablets 1 - 2 times a day, children 6 - 12 years - 1 tablet 2 - 3 times a day, over 12 years - 1-2 tablets 2 - 3 times a dayday. Children before using the tablet grind and mix with a small amount of water.

Side effects of drotaverin.

Drotaverin, as a rule, is well tolerated. Sometimes possible: arrhythmia, arterial hypotension, tachycardia, allergic dermatitis, constipation, sweating, a feeling of heat. Who is contraindicated with Drotaverin?

Hypersensitivity to drotaverin;marked hepatic, renal and heart failure;AV blockade of II-III degree;cardiogenic shock;arterial hypotension;children under 1 year old.

Interaction of Drotaverine.

Drotaverin enhances the effect of other antispasmodics( including M-holinoblokatorov), as well as increases the hypotension caused by tricyclic antidepressants, quinidine, novocainamide. Reliability of spasm elimination increases phenobarbital. The drug reduces the spasmogenic activity of morphine, the antiparkinsonian properties of levodopa.

Overdose of Drotaverin.

In case of overdose, AV blockade, cardiac arrest, paralysis of the respiratory center are possible. Treatment is symptomatic.