No-Spa - Drotaverine 40 mg, No-Spa Forte Tablets

No-Spa 40mg Tablet

Each tablet contains 40mg Drotaverine Hydrochloride.

No-Spa Forte Tablet

Each tablet contains 80mg of Drotaverine Hydrochloride.

Therapeutic Indications

Smooth Muscle Spasms Connected With Diseases of Biliary Origin: cholecystolithiasis, cholangiolithiasis, cholecystopathy, cholecystitis, pericholecystitis, cholangitis papillitis.

Smooth Muscle Spasms of the Urinary Tract: nephrolithiasis, ureterolithiasis, pyelitis, cystitis, vesical tenesmus.

As Adjuvant

  • Smooth Muscle Spasms of Gastrointestinal Origin: gastric and duodenal ulcer, gastric, enteritis, colitis and pylorus spasm, irritable colon syndrome, spastic constipation or gas syndrome, pancreatitis.
  • Headaches of Vascular Origin
  • In Gynecological Diseases: Dysmenorrhoea, Adnexitis

Dosage and Administration

Children Between 1 And 6 Years: The usual daily dose is 40-120 mg (in 2-3 divided doses).
Children over 6 years: The usual daily dose is 80-200mg (in 2-5 divided doses).
Adults:The usual dose is 120-240mg daily (in 2-3 divided doses).

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity to the active ingredient or to any of the excipient
  • Severe renal or hepatic failure
  • Severe cardiac insufficiency (low output syndrome)
  • Children under 1-year old;
  • No-Spa Injection is contraindicated in children.

Special Warnings and Precautions

  • In case of hypotension the administration of this drug needs increased caution.
  • Due to the presence of lactose, patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicine.

Drug Interactions

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors like papaverine decrease the antiparkinsonian effect of levodopa. When No-spa (drotaverine) is administered together with levodopa, rigidity and tremor may therefore become aggravated.

Overdosage

No case of No-Spa (drotaverine) overdose has been reported. In case of overdose, the patient should be closely monitored, and managed by symptomatic and supportive care. Suggested measures include emesis and/ or gastric lavage.

Storage

  • Protect from moisture, freezing, excessive heat and Sunlight
  • Keep No-Spa and every medicine out of the reach of children
  • Do not use any medicine later than the date of expiry shown on the package

Presentation

  • No-Spa 40mg Tablets
  • No-Spa Forte Tablets

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