Din Tablet, Injection
Din 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.
Spastic conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, irritable bowel syndrome-
- Biliary colics and spastic conditions of the biliary tract: Cholecystolithiasis, cholecystitis, cholangitis.
- Renal colics and spastic conditions of the urogenital tract: Nephrolithiasis, ureterolithiasis, pyelitis, cystitis.
- Spastic conditions of the uterus: Dysmenorrhea, imminent abortion, uterine tetanus.
Din is also used to associated treatment for these conditions: Abdominal Pain caused by Gall Stones, Abdominal Pain caused by Kidney Stones, Muscle Spasms, Spastic Pain, Spastic Pain caused by Cystitis, Spastic Pain caused by Funicular Nephritis, Spastic Pain caused by Gallbladder disorders, Spastic Pain caused by Physical Examination, Spastic Pain caused by cholecysitis, Spastic Pain of the Gastrointestinal Tract
|Other Names||Drotaverin, Drotaverina, Drotaverine, Drotaverinum|
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|Manufacturer||Mapra Laboratories Pvt Ltd, Millat Pharmaceuticals Limited|
|Available Country||India, Bangladesh|
|Last Updated:||June 23, 2021 at 9:00 am|
Table Of contents
- 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.
- 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.
The common side effects are headache, dizziness, rhinitis, sinusitis, gastrointestinal upset, nausea, pharyngitis, edema and fatigue.
Caution should be taken for patients suffering from liver and kidney disease.
May attenuate the action of levodopa. Concurrent use of analgesics, antimuscarinics or benzodiazepines. Additive beneficial effect with concurrent use of analgesics, antimuscarinics or benzodiazepines.
Food InteractionNo interactions found.
Volume of Distribution
Following oral administration of a single 80 mg dose, the mean volume of distribution was 193 ± 48 L. Following an intravenous dose of 80 mg, the mean volume of distribution was 195 ± 48 L.
Following oral administration of a single 80 mg dose, the mean half-life was 9.11 ± 1.29 hours. Following an intravenous dose of 80 mg, the mean half-life 9.33 ± 1.02 hours.
Following oral administration of a single 80 mg dose, the mean renal clearance was 0.59 ± 0.18 mL/min. Following an intravenous dose of 80 mg, the mean renal clearance was 0.73 ± 0.29 mL/min.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding use
As with most drugs, the use of Din Hydrochloride should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation unless essential.
Din is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the products and its constituents.
What is Din?
Din (INN, Drotaverine also known as drotaverin) is an antispasmodic drug, used to enhance cervical dilation during childbirth. It is structurally related to papaverine, is a selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4, and has no anticholinergic effects.
What is Din used for?
Din is used to treat menstrual pain and abdominal pain. It relieves pain due to smooth muscle spasms, such as menstrual pain, kidney stone pain, biliary stone pain, and gastrointestinal colic pain.
Is Din a painkiller?
It relieves pain due to smooth muscle spasm like menstrual pain, pain due to kidney stone, pain due to biliary stone and gastro-intestinal colicky pain. Din is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen.
Is Din safe?
Din is an effective and safe pharmaceutical agent in the management of recurrent abdominal pain.
How to take Din?
Take Din in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Din Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Is Din safe in pregnancy?
Due to the lack of safety information, Din should not be used during pregnancy until prescribed.
What are the side effects of Din?
Din side effects are:
- Dry mouth
- Change in pulse rate
- Difficulty in breathing
- Skin allergic
- Swelling of face, lips, eyelids and tongue
- Fall in Blood pressure
- Sleep disorders
What is the indication of Din?
The indications to Din administration include contractions of the biliary ducts, urinary tract, and digestive smooth muscles; also dysmenorrhea and imminent abortion.
Is Din a steroid?
Din is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen.
Is Din safe in children?
Din is an effective and safe pharmaceutical agent in the management of recurrent abdominal pain in children.
How long does Din take to work?
You should take Din for the treatment as prescribed by the doctor. However, if there is no improvement in pain after seven days, consult your doctor.
Why Din is given in pregnancy?
It was concluded that Din is highly effective in reducing the duration of active phase of labour by hastening cervical dilatation, more effective when given in more dilated cervix than with less dilatation and more effective in multigravida than in primigravida.
Why Din is given?
Din is an antispasmodic medicine. It is used in the treatment of menstrual pain and abdominal pain. It provides relief from pain due to smooth muscle spasm like menstrual pain, pain due to kidney stones, pain due to biliary stone and gastrointestinal colicky pain.