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Zecein 40
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Drotaverine have myorelaxan properties and anti-inflammatory activity. It is effective in case of smooth muscle spasm of both neural and muscular origin.

Pack size Box of 50 tablets, 100 tablets.
Shelf-life 24 months
Composition Drotaverine hydrochloride
Dosage forms and strengths Tablet: 40 mg
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PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Indications:

  • Drotaverine is a smooth muscle spasmolytic medicine (colic biliary pain due to smooth muscle spasm in connection with biliary tract diseases, colic renal pain due to smooth muscle spasm in urinary tract diseases).
  • As adjuvant treatment for abdomen pain or colic abdomen pain due to smooth muscle spasm of gastrointestinal origins and in gynaecological diseases (dysmenorrhea).

Dosage:

  • Adults: Each time 1 – 2 tablets Zecein 40, 3 times daily.
  • Children over 6 years: Each time 1 tablet Zecein 40, 2 – 5 times daily.
  • Children 1 – 6 years: Each time 1 tablet Zecein 40, 2 – 3 times daily.
  • Children under 1 year: Not recommend.

Usage:

Zecein 40 is administered orally.

  • Known hypersensitive to any of the active substance or excipients.
  • Severe renal, hepatic or cardiac insufficiency (low EF syndrome).
  • A-V block of II-III degree.
  • Children younger than 1 year of age.

Rare (1/10,000 ≤ ADR < 1/1,000): Nausea, constipation; headache, dizziness, insomnia; palpitation, hypotension; allergic reaction (angioedema, urticarial, rash, pruritus).

  • The administration of drotaverine needs increased caution in case of low blood pressure.
  • Zecein 40 contains lactose. Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, total lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicine.
  • Caution should be taken when prescribed Zecein 40 during pregnancy. Zecein 40 should not be recommended for prescribing in breastfeeding mothers.
  • Patients should be aware of how they react to drug before driving or operating machinery. If they experience vertigo, they should avoid potentially hazardous tasks such as driving or operating machines.