Medicine Overview of Heptidin Tablet
How to use Heptidin 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. Heptidin 2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Heptidin Tablet works
Heptidin 2mg Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.
In Depth Information on Heptidin Tablet
Expert advice for Heptidin Tablet
- Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Heptidin, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
Heptidin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Heptidin Tablet
Heptidin 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Heptidin 2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Heptidin 2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Unless Heptidin 2mg Tablet is used to lower the prolactin levels in the mother, it should be avoided as it might interfere with breastfeeding....
Unless Heptidin 2mg Tablet is used to lower the prolactin levels in the mother, it should be avoided as it might interfere with breastfeeding.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Heptidin 2mg Tablet may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. This may affect your ability to drive....
Heptidin 2mg Tablet may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Heptidin 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Heptidin 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Heptidi+more
n 2mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Alicin 200mg Suspension, Azivent 500mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Cyproheptadine, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Heptidin Tablet
Frequently asked questions about 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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