Brand: Unirota-M


Composition: Drotaverine 80mg + Mefenamic Acid 250mg


Pack: 10×10


Type: Blister


MRP(₹): 710.00

Product Description

Drotaverine + Mefenamic Acid Tablets come with the brand name “Unirota-M” and are a combination of two medicines: Drotaverine and Mefenamic Acid, which relieve abdominal pain and cramps. Drotaverine is an anti-spasmodic medicine that relieves contractions (spasms) associated with smooth muscles in the abdomen. Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling). Together, it is used in the treatment of abdominal pain and is also useful to treat other body parts pain such as migraine headaches, dysmenorrhea, functional bowel disorders, etc.

Medical Benefits

  • Mefenamic Acid is known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is used to treat mild to moderate pain.
  • It serves the purpose of blocking the actions of certain chemical messengers known as cyclo-oxygenase enzymes. This leads to reducing the inflammation and pain at the damaged site.
  • Drotaverine is known as an anti-spasmodic medicine. It helps in providing relief from contractions by decreasing calcium reuptake by the cells. Hence, relieves spasms related to smooth muscles in the stomach. Thus, helps in treating menstrual cramps.
  • Drotaverine + Mefenamic Acid Tablets may also be useful in pain due to bowel disorders, after surgery and kidney stones.

Directions For Use

  • Take it with food to prevent an upset stomach.
  • Take this medicine two times in a daily routine and keep in mind delaying the dosages will result in taking more time to cure pain and other issues.
  • Consult the doctor before Drotaverine + Mefenamic Acid Tablets intake as he will prescribe the dosage as per the condition of your issue.


  • Store in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from sunlight.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.


  • Consult your doctor before taking it during pregnancy as limited information is available about its safety in pregnant women.
  • Drotaverine + Mefenamic Acid Tablets is not recommended while breastfeeding, consult a doctor before using it.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol with this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Do not take the medicine if you have any blood-related problems such as porphyria or unusual bleeding.
  • Women who are trying to conceive or taking any fertility treatment should avoid consuming this medicine.

Side Effects

  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is this tablet useful for menstrual cramps?

Yes, it helps relieve spasms and cramps associated with periods. However, for prolonged and painful episodes consult your doctor.

Can I stop taking this tablet when my pain is relieved?

It is usually used for the short term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, this medicine should be continued if your physician has advised you to do so.

Can the use of this medication cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of this tablet can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small and frequent sips. Also, avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with the medicine. Talk to your doctor if you have vomiting persists and you notice any signs of dehydration like less urination with dark-coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.

Can the use of this medicine cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of this tablet can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Avoid spicy, salty and acidic foods (like lemons).