Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablet is indicated for the treatment of abdominal pain, muscle pain, migraine headache, functional bowel disorders, dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps), heavy bleeding during periods, renal colic pain, and pain after surgery. Pain is a response to the external stimuli triggered by the nervous system and causes uncomfortable sensations in the body. Muscle spasm is the sudden involuntary contraction in the muscle causing pain and discomfort. Inform your doctor if you have asthma, peptic ulcers, porphyria, or bleeding problems before taking the Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablets. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Drotaverine, Mefenamic Acid, and similar medicines.
Take the Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablets as per the dosage and duration prescribed by your healthcare professional. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet as it can cause irritation in the mouth. It is advised to swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water with or without food. Some users may experience a few side effects such as gastrointestinal disturbances, feeling thirsty, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth, rashes, and itching. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Drotaverine, Mefenamic Acid, or similar medicines.
Medical Benefits of Drotaverine and Mefenamic Acid Tablet
Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablets are a combination medicine, commonly prescribed for the treatment of abdominal pain, muscle pain, migraine headache, functional bowel disorders, dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps), heavy bleeding during periods, renal colic pain, and pain after surgery. The medicine is composed of Drotaverine and Mefenamic Acid which work together to provide relief from the pain.
Drotaverine is an anti-spasmodic medicine that relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen. Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling).
Directions for Use
Properly read the description given along with the Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablets to check all the precautions and contraindications. Do not chew, break, or crush the tablets as it can cause irritation in the mouth. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Take Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablets with food to avoid an upset stomach.
Side Effects of Drotaverine and Mefenamic Acid Tablets
There are mild to moderate side effects of Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablets that resolve over time. The side effects are unique in nature and vary in all the users as they depend on the physiological condition and response to the therapy. Do not delay in informing your doctor in case the side effects persist or worsen with time. The range of side effects noticed on using the Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablets are mentioned below:
Dryness in mouth
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Hypotension (low blood pressure)
Fast heart rate
Increased liver enzymes
Increased white blood cell count (eosinophils)
Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes)
Low blood platelets
Agranulocytosis (deficiency of granulocytes in the blood)
Safety Precautions and Warnings
Avoid taking Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablets with alcohol as it may interact and increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
Do not take Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablets without a doctor’s consultation if you are pregnant or breastfeeding your baby.
Follow the dosage and duration prescribed by your doctor and do not indulge in the overdosage.
Store the Drotaverine+ Mefenamic Acid tablets in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.