Article Contents ::
- 1 The Brand Name AVACAN Has Generic Salt :: Drotaverine
- 2 AVACAN Is From Company ARGON Priced :: Rs. 15
- 3 AVACAN have Drotaverine is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
- 4 Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
- 5 Disclaimer ::
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The Brand Name AVACAN Has Generic Salt :: Drotaverine
AVACAN Is From Company ARGON Priced :: Rs. 15
AVACAN have Drotaverine is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
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Indications for Drugs ::
Gastrointestinal tract spasm, Irritable bowel syndrome, Dysmenorrhea, Biliary colics, Renal colics
Drug Dose ::
Adults: 1 to 2 tablets, 3 times daily. Children (over 6 years): 1/2 to 1 tablet, 1-2 times daily. Children (1-6 years): 1/4 to 1/2 tablet, 1-2 times daily. Injection: Adults: 1 to 2 ampoules, intramuscularly or subcutaneously, 1-3 times daily. For the management of acute stone colics: 1 or 2 ampoules by slow intravenous injection.
Severe renal/hepatic/cardiac dysfunction. Porphyria.
Drug Precautions ::
Exercise caution in patients with renal/hepatic/cardiac dysfunction. Pregnacy, lactation.
Drug Side Effects ::
Vertigo, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Drotaverine has antispasmodic effect mediated via inhibition of phosphodiesterase-IV, specific for smooth muscle. It has a rapid and direct action on the smooth muscle. It acts to correct cyclic AMP and Ca imbalance at the spastic site, thereby relieving smooth muscle spasm and pain.
Drug Interactions ::
May attenuate the action of levodopa. Concurrent use of analgesics, antimuscarinics or benzodiazepines. Additive beneficial effect with concurrent use of analgesics, antimuscarinics or benzodiazepines.