Apenorm 4mg Tablet

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Apenorm 4mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Appetite stimulant, Allergic disorders
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
12.5
₹1.25/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Apenorm Tablet

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Uses of Apenorm Tablet

Apenorm 4mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Appetite stimulant and Allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Apenorm Tablet

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Apenorm Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Apenorm 4mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Apenorm Tablet works

Apenorm 4mg tablet is an antihistamine. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Apenorm Tablet

Expert advice for Apenorm Tablet

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Apenorm, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Apenorm 4mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Apenorm 4mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Apenorm 4mg Tablet 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.
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Lactation
Apenorm 4mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Unless Apenorm 4mg Tablet is used to lower the prolactin levels in the mother, it should be avoided as it might interfere with breastfeeding.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Apenorm 4mg Tablet may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Apenorm 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Apenorm 4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, PRATHAM 200MG REDIUSE SUSPENSION

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cyproheptadine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Apenorm 4mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cyproheptadine

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.
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