Aptibrex Syrup

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Introduction

Aptibrex Syrup is a combination medicine used to treat loss of appetite. It is an effective appetite stimulant. It works by reducing the effect of a chemical messenger which regulates appetite.

Aptibrex Syrup is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are constipation, dryness in the mouth, and blurred vision. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are concerned about any of these. It can cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Before taking Aptibrex Syrup, inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Aptibrex Oral Solution

Benefits of Aptibrex Oral Solution

In Appetite stimulant

Aptibrex Syrup is a combination of medicines that increases hunger by constantly increasing the energy requirements of an individual. It promotes the desire to eat and therefore, it is a safe and effective way of managing undernutrition or malnutrition. It helps to treat loss of appetite and improves the nutritional status.

Side effects of Aptibrex Oral Solution

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Aptibrex

  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Drowsiness
  • Sleepiness
  • Blurred vision

How to use Aptibrex Oral Solution

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. Aptibrex Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aptibrex Oral Solution works

Aptibrex Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Cyproheptadine, tricholine citrate and sorbitol, which revives appetite. Cyproheptadine is an appetite-stimulant. It works by reducing the effect of a chemical messenger (serotonin) in the hypothalamus, a part of the brain which regulates appetite. Tricholine citrate is a bile acid binding agent which removes bile acids from the body. The liver then produces more bile acids using cholesterol, as a result of which cholesterol level is lowered. Sorbitol acts as a syrup base and also as an osmotic laxative to relieve constipation.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Aptibrex Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Aptibrex Syrup during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Aptibrex Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Aptibrex Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Aptibrex Syrup may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Aptibrex Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aptibrex Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Aptibrex Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Aptibrex Oral Solution?

If you miss a dose of Aptibrex Syrup, 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.

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Quick tips

  • Aptibrex Syrup helps stimulate your appetite.
  • It may cause dizziness and drowsiness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Aptibrex Syrup cause dryness in mouth?

Yes, the use of Aptibrex Syrup can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.

Q. Can the use of Aptibrex Syrup cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Aptibrex Syrup can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. \What is the recommended storage condition for Aptibrex Syrup?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Cyproheptadine hydrochloride [FDA Label]. Pune, India: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 2007. [Accessed 30 Jan. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link

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