Doverin (Drotaverine Hydrochloride)
What is Doverin (Drotaverine Hydrochloride) used for?
Doverin (Drotaverine Hydrochloride) is a type of antispasmodic drug. It is widely used to treat renal colic (abdominal pain caused by kidney stones). There is also widespread belief that it is useful in helping to accelerate labor. Other uses for this drug include using it together with rimantadine as a treatment for influenza, or for the relief of pain during an endometrial or hysteroscopy biopsy.
How should I use Doverin (Drotaverine Hydrochloride)?
Doverin (Drotaverine Hydrochloride) tablets should be taken exactly as prescribed. Adult patients are sometimes told to take 30mg to 80mg, and they may be told to take it 1 to 3 times per day. It is important to follow the instructions provided to you by your physician, and never exceed the prescribed dose.
What are the side effects of Doverin (Drotaverine Hydrochloride)?
Doverin (Drotaverine Hydrochloride) may cause side effects, such as:
Other more serious side effects may also occur. Consult your physician if you notice any side effects while taking this medication.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Doverin (Drotaverine Hydrochloride). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.