Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. ACTIN 2MG SYRUP may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
ACTIN 2MG SYRUP may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
ACTIN 2MG SYRUP is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
ACTIN 2MG SYRUP is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby. Unless ACTIN 2MG SYRUP is used to lower the prolactin levels in the mother, it should be avoided as it might interfere with breastfeeding.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. ACTIN 2MG SYRUP may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
ACTIN 2MG SYRUP should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of ACTIN 2MG SYRUP may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of ACTIN 2MG SYRUP in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Is cyproheptadine used to gain weight/for headaches?
No, cyproheptadine is used for treatment of allergies. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Q. Is cyproheptadine a narcotic/antihistamine/anticholinergic/steroid?
Cyproheptadine is antihistaminic drug which may have anticholinergic effects. It is not a narcotic/steroid
Q. Is cyproheptadine over the counter?
No, it is available with doctor's prescription only
Q. Is cyproheptadine safe?
It is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take cyproheptadine with Benadryl/Tylenol/ibuprofen?
Yes, but Benadryl contains some amount of antihistaminic drug which may alter the effects of cyproheptadine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does cyproheptadine get you high/make you gain weight/increase appetite/make you hungry?
Cyproheptadine causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects
Q. Does cyproheptadine affect birth control?
No, it does not affect birth control. Patient should follow the advice of doctor before its use
Q. Does cyproheptadine have codeine/acetaminophen in it?
No, it does not contain codeine/acetaminophen in it.