Appegain Syrup


Primarily used for

Appetite stimulant, Increased cholesterol, Constipation
200 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Appegain Syrup


Uses of Cyproheptadine

Cyproheptadine is used in the treatment of appetite stimulant and allergic disorders.

Side effects of Cyproheptadine




How to use Cyproheptadine

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.

How Appegain Syrup works

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

Uses of Tricholine Citrate

Tricholine Citrate is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol.

Side effects of Tricholine Citrate




How to use Tricholine Citrate

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.

How Appegain Syrup works

Tricholine citrate is a bile acid binding agent. It removes bile acid from the body. The liver then produces more bile acids using cholesterol. Because the body use cholesterol to make bile acids, the levels of cholesterol in the body is lowered.

Uses of Sorbitol

Sorbitol is used in constipation.

Side effects of Sorbitol




How to use Sorbitol

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.

How Appegain Syrup works

Sorbitol works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Appegain Syrup

Expert advice for Cyproheptadine

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Cyproheptadine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Expert advice for Tricholine Citrate

  • Lowers ""bad"" cholesterol (LDL) and raises ""good"" cholesterol (HDL).
  • Regular exercise and low-fat diet further helps to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • Can be used with other medications to lower cholesterol.
  • Can delay or decrease the absorption of certain medicines such as digoxin, warfarin and thyroxine. You may take them 1 hour before or 4 hours after taking Tricholine Citrate.
  • Always take Tricholine Citrate with food and a full glass of water.
  • A multivitamin supplement containing vitamins A, D, and K, and β-carotene is recommended when taking Tricholine Citrate.

Expert advice for Sorbitol

  • Avoid taking a Sorbitol for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Together with Sorbitol, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Sorbitol should preferably be taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Notify your doctor if you are on a low-sugar diet because the Sorbitol contains sugars.
  • Take Sorbitol after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
Special precautions for Appegain Syrup
Appegain Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Appegain Syrup dur
ing lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Appegain Syrup may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Appegain Syrup should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Appegain Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Appegai
n Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Appegain Syrup

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.

Frequently asked questions for Sorbitol

Q. Is Sorbitol safe/ safe for diabetics/bad/ affect or raise blood sugar?
Sorbitol is safe in most patients if taken at recommended dosage and duration. However, higher dosages may cause stomach cramps and diarrhea in some patients. It is generally safe to be used in diabetes but hyperglycemia (raised blood sugar) from metabolism of absorbed Sorbitol may occur in some diabetic patients
Q. Does Sorbitol/weight gain/headaches/bloating?
Sorbitol may cause bloating, it can cause severe side effects such as sudden weight gain in some patients
Q. Does Sorbitol reduce dental caries/ cause tooth decay?
Consuming Sorbitol-sweetened (sugar-free) products instead of regular ones can play an important role in reducing a person's tooth decay rate and will prevent dental carries.

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