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Swilactin 4mg Tablet

Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Swilactin 4mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Appetite stimulant, Allergic disorders
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Swilactin Tablet


Uses of Swilactin Tablet

Swilactin 4mg Tablet is used in the treatment of appetite stimulant and allergic disorders.

How to use Swilactin 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. Swilactin 4mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Swilactin Tablet works

Swilactin 4mg 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 Swilactin Tablet

Expert advice for Swilactin Tablet

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Swilactin, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
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Swilactin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Swilactin Tablet
Swilactin 4mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Swilactin 4mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Swilactin 4mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Unless Swilactin 4mg 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.

Swilactin 4mg Tablet may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Swilactin 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Swilactin 4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Swilact
in 4mg 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

Missed Dosageuses

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.

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Frequently asked questions about Swilactin 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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