Apetin Drop

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Apetin NA Drop

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Primarily used for

Appetite stimulant, Allergic disorders
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
33.82
15 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Apetin Drop

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Uses of Apetin Drop

Apetin Drop is used in the treatment of appetite stimulant and allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Apetin Drop

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Apetin Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Apetin Drop at a fixed time.

How Apetin Drop works

Apetin drop is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Apetin Drop

Expert advice for Apetin Drop

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

Unless Apetin Drop 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.

Apetin Drop may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Apetin Drop should be used with caution in patients with sev
ere kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Apetin Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Apetin
Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix 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 Apetin NA Drop

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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Substitutes for Apetin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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