| Drotaverine Hydrochloride
| Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
What is Doverin-40?
Doverin containing the active ingredient drotaverine is considered an antispasmodic type of medication. The medication works by inhibiting phosphodiesterase in the body with no anticholinergic effects. It can be used to treat pain and dysfunction caused by smooth muscle spasms. It is mainly prescribed in the treatment of intestinal biliary and renal colics, irritable bowel syndrome and uterine spasms.
How is Doverin-40 used?
Doverin is usually taken orally 3 times per day or as directed by a doctor. The medication can be taken with or without food but should be taken with a glass of water. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patientís condition and their response to the therapy.
Patients using Doverin may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or worsen.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Doverin-40 is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.