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Practin Syrup

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Overview

Uses of Practin Syrup

Practin Syrup side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness

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

How Practin Syrup works

Practin Syrup is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

Practin Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Practin Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Practin Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Practin Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Unless Practin Syrup is used to lower the prolactin levels in the mother, it should be avoided as it might interfere with breastfeeding.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Practin Syrup may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Practin Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Practin Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Practin Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Practin Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Practin 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Practin Syrup, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Practin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Risure
MODERATE
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil
MODERATE
Brand(s): Konit
MODERATE
Brand(s): Dizapam
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Brand(s): Panik
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Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
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Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
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Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Practin

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Lack of appetite.what should i do to increse my appetite?
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Regular exercise, plenty of fruits and salads , Tab Practin 1 tab at night x 5 days
My 18 months old baby boy, dint eat anything even refuses milk too. I have tried bonisan syrup,practin and aristozyme as well.but apetite increase for few days and he reverts to same situation. Kindly help what to do.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
If you are concern of growth then keep records of height and weight and plot on growth chart. This will give you idea exact your child stands and how your child is growing link for growth chart-- http://iapindia.org/files/IAP_WHO%20WTforHT%200-5%20Boys.pdf. If you are concerned that your child may be underweight, consult your child?s physician. He will try to find any underlying reason for underweight like nutritional deficiency. Blood test may be required to find and confirm nutritional deficiency. If your child is underweight, start by ensuring that most meals and snacks are nutrient-rich. Good sources of protein for weight gain include eggs, peanut butter and other nut butters, bean soups, hummus and full-fat milk, yogurt and cheese. Whole wheat bread and pasta, mashed potatoes and hot cereal are excellent carbohydrate choices, while nuts and seeds, and avocados, are healthy fat sources to help your child gain weight.
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FAQs

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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