Driptan - a drug with antispasmodic action.

Pharmacological action Driptan

Driptan reduces the tone of smooth muscles of the uterus, biliary tract, gastrointestinal tract, relieves spasms, increases bladder capacity, reduces the contraction of his muscles, allows to restrain the urge to urinate.

Reviews Driptane characterize it as a drug suitable for long-term therapy.

Product form

Release tablets Driptan.

Analogs Driptan - Tsistrin, Oksibutin, Novitropan, oxybutynin.

Indications Driptan

The drug is effective in neurogenic bladder, urinary incontinence, including nocturnal enuresis in children after 5 yrs.

Instructions Driptan: how to use

Tablets Driptan adults appoint take 2-3 p / day for 5 mg. The maximum permissible dose - 20 mg / day.

Babies for the treatment of neurogenic bladder nature prescribed to take 2 p / day for 5 mg, with nocturnal enuresis - 2-3r / day for 5 mg, with the last dose taken at night. Permissible dosage - 15mg / day.

The manual contains Driptan and such a scheme, in which the children or elderly patients prescribed a starting dose of 2 5-3mg 2 p / day, gradually increasing it to a normal dose.

Analogs Driptan take other therapeutic schemes, replacing them drug can be only on the advice of the attending physician.  Novitropan - analogue Driptan

side effects

Driptan can cause flatulence, vomiting, constipation, nausea, various disorders of urination, dry mouth, impairment of bowel motility and stomach, weakness, drowsiness, tachycardia, anxiety, dizziness, insomnia, hallucinations, blurred vision, increased pressure inside the eye, the deterioration of sweating, potency allergies.

There are reviews of Driptane, causing an overdose of tremors, convulsions, anxiety, hallucinations, nausea, tachycardia, delirium, paralysis, respiratory failure, coma, increased or reduced pressure. For the treatment of poisoning washed stomach prescribe saline laxative and activated carbon support breathing. In some cases, the patient is given physostigmine, conduct alcohol rubdown, applied cold compresses.


Application Driptan contraindicated in the gastrointestinal tract obstruction, intestinal atony, closure or open-angle glaucoma, the expansion of the colon, ulcerative colitis, myasthenia gravis, hypersensitivity, obstructive uropathy, the presence of bleeding during pregnancy, children under 5 yrs, nursing women.

With care prescribe a drug for kidney, liver failure, hyperthyroidism, ischemia, arrhythmias, prostatic hyperplasia, chronic heart failure, hernia esophageal entrance aperture, diarrhea that accompanies the incomplete intestinal obstruction in elderly patients.

The active ingredient of the drug has a negative impact on concentration, psychomotor reactions.

In appointing Driptan consider that drowsiness and dizziness increases the simultaneous application of them sedatives, ethanol.