Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg Drop

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Medicine Overview of Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg Drop

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Uses of Cyproheptadine

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

Common

Sleepiness.

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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 marked dropper and take it as directed. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg Drop at a fixed time.

How Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg Drop works

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

Tricholine Citrate is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood.
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Side effects of Tricholine Citrate

Common

Constipation.

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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 marked dropper and take it as directed. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg Drop at a fixed time.

How Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg Drop 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.

In Depth Information on Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg Drop

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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg Drop
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg Drop may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Aptivin 1.5 mg/55
mg Drop during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg Drop may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Aptivin
1.5 mg/55 mg Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Aptivin
1.5 mg/55 mg Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Aptivin 1.5 mg/55 mg 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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