Drofem Tablet is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
The most common side effects are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dryness in mouth, loss of appetite, feeling thirsty, and heartburn. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may also cause dizziness and drowsiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness.
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.
USES OF DROFEM TABLET
- Treatment of Abdominal pain
BENEFITS OF DROFEM TABLET
In Treatment of Abdominal pain
SIDE EFFECTS OF DROFEM TABLET
Common side effects of Drofem
- Dryness in mouth
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Hypotension (low blood pressure)
- Fast heart rate
- Increased liver enzymes
- Increased white blood cell count (eosinophils)
- Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes)
- Low blood platelets
- Agranulocytosis (deficiency of granulocytes in the blood)
- Ringing in ear
- Abdominal pain
- Stomach inflammation