Apewin Lt Drops 30 Ml
Cyproheptadine is used to treat the symptoms of seasonal allergies such as sneezing, runny nose, red, itching or watery eyes, etc. It is also a treatment for eczema and skin reactions associated with insect bites. Occasionally it is also used for relieving headache. Tricholine citrate is used to treat certain liver disorders. It is also given to treat high cholesterol levels in the blood.
How does the drug work ?
Cyproheptadine works by inhibiting the action of a chemical substance called histamine. Thus, the allergic reactions are not produced. Tricholine citrate works by preventing the reabsorption of bile acids from the intestine by binding to them. Thus, the liver produces more bile acids by using cholesterol, thereby, reducing its levels.
What are the common side effects ?The side effects which are commonly produced by cyproheptadine are blurring of vision, restlessness, excitement, constipation, dry mouth, drowsiness, and dizziness. Side effects which are common with tricholine citrate are nasal congestion, chest congestion, dry throat or nose, headache, nausea, nervousness and vision disorders.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• The most common side effect of Apewin LT is drowsiness. So, take the medication at the bed time.
• Use the drug with caution in geriatrics as they may be more sensitive to the affects of the drug.
• Do not take Apewin LT in case of any hypersensitivity reactions. If there is a history of epilepsy or kidney damage talk to the doctor, because these condition may require lower Apewin LT dosage.
• Apewin LT causes drowsiness, therefore it is better to avoid the activities that involve alertness.
• Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Apewin LT as it may potentiate the side effects of the drug.
• Drugs such as theophylline, tranquillizers, ritonavir, and sedatives when co-administered with Apewin LT may worsen the side effects. Therefore inform the doctor if any such drugs are being taken.
• Consult the doctor in case of pregnancy or breast-feeding as certain drugs may be unsafe during pregnancy and breast feeding, which would harm the fetus.
1. Can I give cyproheptadine to put my child to sleep? No. Do not give the cyproheptadine medicine to make children sleepy. Misuse of the drug can lead to the death of the child.
2. Should I inform my doctor about weight gain with cyproheptadine? Yes. You need to inform the doctor about any changes in your weight. This is because the dose of cyproheptadine is based on your body weight.
3. What to do in case of an overdose with cyproheptadine? Call up for immediate medical help if you notice the symptoms of overdose with cyproheptadine such as an extreme dry mouth, reddish skin, dilated pupils, shallow breath, seizures, restlessness or hallucinations.
4. Can I drive after taking the cyproheptadine drug? No. Do not drive after taking the cyproheptadine drug due to the risk of impairment in the alertness with the drug.
5. What to do if I forget to take a dose of cyproheptadine? Take the missed dose immediately as you remember. But if it is nearly time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and take the next dose at its usual time. Tricholine Citrate
1. Can I drive after taking the tricholine citrate? No. Do not drive unless you know how you react to the medicine.
2. What is the dose of tricholine citrate? The dose and duration of tricholine citrate are prescribed by a physician based on your condition.
3. How to take tricholine citrate? You may take the tricholine citrate medicine with or without food. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.
4. Can a pregnant woman take tricholine citrate? No. Tricholine citrate should not be used by pregnant women unless there are no other alternative drugs available.
5. What to do in case of an overdose with tricholine citrate? Call up for immediate medical help if you notice the symptoms of overdose with tricholine citrate.