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Hepnate Syrup

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Introduction

Hepnate 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.

Hepnate 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 mouth, and blurred vision. 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. 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.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. Before taking it, you should tell 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.

Uses of Hepnate Syrup

Side effects of Hepnate Syrup

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 Hepnate

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

How to use Hepnate Syrup

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

How Hepnate Syrup works

Hepnate Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Cyproheptadine and tricholine citrate which revives appetite. Cyproheptadine is an appetite stimulant. It works by reducing the effect of serotonin (a chemical messenger) in the hypothalamus, a part of the brain which regulates appetite. Tricholine citrate is a bile acid binding agent. It removes bile acids from the body. The liver then produces more bile acids using cholesterol, as a result, the level of cholesterol in the body is lowered.

Safety Advice

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

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Quick Tips

  • Hepnate 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.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS

Patient Concerns

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It is a sex stimulant
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Cyproheptadine tablets. [Accessed 03 Feb. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cyproheptadine hydrochloride [FDA Label]. Pune, India: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 2007. [Accessed 03 Feb. 2020] (online) Available from: External Link

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