Drotaverine Hydrochloride and Mefenamic Acid Tablets

Brand Name: Drofic

Composition: Drotaverine 80mg and Mefanamic Acid 250mg

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Drotaverine Hydrochloride And Mefenamic Acid Tablets are prescribed to patients suffering from abdominal pain.

This medicine is an aggregate of two medicines: Drotaverine and Mefenamic Acid that reduces abdominal pain and cramps. Both drugs in this combination belong to a different class of drugs like Drotaverine is an anti-spasmodic medicine while Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Drotaverine works by relieving contractions (spasms) connected with smooth muscles in the abdomen. And Mefenamic blocks the release of certain chemical messengers responsible for causing abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling). This medicine is the most effective medicine available in the market these days for this condition.

Drotaverine Hydrochloride And Mefenamic Acid Tablets Side-effects

While using this Drotaverine Hydrochloride And Mefenamic Acid Tablets the patient can experience mild to moderate side-effects such as:
  • Nausea,
  • Vomiting,
  • Diarrhea,
  • Stomach pain,
  • Loss of appetite,
  • Dryness in mouth,
  • Feeling thirsty,
  • Heartburn, etc.

These are some common side-effects caused by this drug combination and these are temporary that go away when the treatment is over. These side effects don’t need any special medical attention. However, if you are worried or your body has developed any serious adverse reactions, inform your healthcare provider immediately.


Drotaverine Hydrochloride And Mefenamic Acid Tablets should be taken with some caution. Here are some precautions regarding this drug combination:

  • Consume this medication with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • This medicine has a strong bitter taste. So, swallow it as a whole, without breaking, crushing or chewing it.
  • Don’t drive or operate any heavy machinery that requires mental concentration as it can affect your focusing power and make you feel dizzy and sleepy.
  • Never consume alcohol while consuming these tablets because it can increase the risk of excessive drowsiness and stomach problems.

So, these are the points that one needs to consider while using this medicine. Further, an individual patient can confer with the healthcare professional for more details.

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