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Cytohep Tablet

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Product introduction

Cytohep Tablet is used in the treatment of indigestion. It also helps to relieve bloating after meals, pain in the upper abdomen, and early satiety (feeling full after having a small amount of food).

Cytohep Tablet is taken before meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are headaches and diarrhea. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. Lifestyle modifications like reducing smoking, increasing exercise, and a healthy diet will help you to get better results.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have liver and kidney problems.

Uses of Cytohep Tablet

Benefits of Cytohep Tablet

In Treatment of Functional dyspepsia

Functional dyspepsia is another term for indigestion that is not associated with a specific cause. It may cause symptoms such as an early feeling of fullness after eating, stomach pain or discomfort, nausea, and bloating. Cytohep Tablet helps treat these symptoms by increasing the rate of stomach emptying. Take it exactly as it is prescribed. Some simple lifestyle changes can help stop or reduce these symptoms. Think about what foods trigger your symptoms and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight, and try to find ways to relax. Do not eat within 3 to 4 hours of going to bed.

Side effects of Cytohep Tablet

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 Cytohep

  • Headache
  • Diarrhea

How to use Cytohep 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. Cytohep Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Cytohep Tablet works

Cytohep Tablet increases the release of acetylcholine, a chemical that can increase the motility of the intestine.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Cytohep Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cytohep Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
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Information regarding the use of Cytohep Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Cytohep Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cytohep Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cytohep Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cytohep Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cytohep Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Cytohep Tablet should be taken before meals.
  • Always take the complete course of treatment as advised by your doctor even if you start to feel better.
  • Make lifestyle changes like lose weight if you are overweight and avoid smoking.
  • Avoid foods that can aggravate your symptoms like coffee, citrus fruits, high-fat, spicy and pickled foods.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Salicylamide Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Anticholinesterase-Prokinetic agent

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FAQs

Q. What is Cytohep Tablet used for?

Cytohep Tablet is used in the treatment of functional dyspepsia. It helps to relieve the symptoms like bloating after a meal, pain/discomfort in the upper abdomen and early satiety (feeling of fullness in a short span of time after having only little food).

Q. When should I take Cytohep Tablet?

Cytohep Tablet should be taken before meals. Always complete the prescribed course of treatment as advised by your doctor even if you start to feel better.

Q. Is Cytohep Tablet effective?

Cytohep Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Cytohep Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Can I stop taking Cytohep Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Cytohep Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the condition is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

Q. Is Cytohep Tablet safe?

Cytohep Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Can dyspepsia be cured?

No, functional dyspepsia cannot be cured completely. But, the symptoms of functional dyspepsia such as bloating after a meal, pain/discomfort in the upper abdomen and early satiety (feeling of fullness in a short span of time after having only little food), can be effectively managed with medicines as well as a few lifestyle changes. Practise yoga or meditation or take up a hobby. Ensure that you have a sound sleep every night as this also reduces your stress and hence helps in keeping your symptoms well-controlled. Try to eat smaller, frequent meals and avoid eating late at night. There should be a gap of at least 3 to 4 hours between dinner and going to bed at night. Take more fiber-rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables and avoid spicy or oily foods. Reducing weight can also help if you are obese. These simple life-hacks can help you manage your condition a lot.

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References

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  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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