Appegain Syrup 200 Ml
Cyproheptadine: Cyproheptadine is used to relieve allergy symptoms of food, blood, and plasma. It also acts as an appetite stimulant. Cyproheptadine treats mild and complicated urticaria. Additionally, cyproheptadine is used to treat running nose, watery eyes, itching nose, sneezing, and hives. Tricholine citrate: Tricholine citrate is used to treat certain liver disorders. It is also given to treat high cholesterol levels in the blood. Sorbitol: Sorbitol is a laxative agent which is given to treat constipation.
How does the drug work ?
Cyproheptadine: Cyproheptadine belongs to antihistamine. Histamine is a natural substance that occurs in the body. Histamine when binds to certain receptors cause allergic reactions. Cyproheptadine blocks the binding of histamine to its receptors and restricts the action of histamine that causes allergic reactions. Tricholine citrate: 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. Sorbitol: Sorbitol produces its effects by increasing the water absorption through the intestine. Thus, the stools get softened and get readily eliminated.
What are the common side effects ?Cyproheptadine: The common reported side effects of cyproheptadine are drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, dry throat, and dry nose, difficulty during urination, excitement, headache, muscle weakness, blurred vision, and chest congestion Tricholine citrate: Side effects which are common with tricholine citrate are nasal congestion, chest congestion, dry throat or nose, headache, nausea, nervousness and vision disorders. Sorbitol: The common side effects of sorbitol are mild nausea, gas, stomach cramps and rectal irritation.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• Avoid using herbal supplements along with Appegain medicine to avoid drug interactions.
• Do not use Appegain Medicine if allergic to any of the ingredients in it.
• Consume foods rich in fiber content to maintain healthy bowel movements.
• Avoid consumption of alcohol when using Appegain medicine.
• If dizziness is used when using Appegain medicine, do not drive or operate heavy machinery.
• Maintain 2 hrs gap between Appegain medicine and other drugs to avoid drug interactions.
• Do not overuse Appegain medicine.
1. What are the drugs that are contraindicated with cyproheptadine? Patients should not use drugs such as antihistamines or monoamine-oxidase inhibitors with cyproheptadine as these drugs may have drug-drug interactions.
2. What is the specific dosage for cyproheptadine tablets? The dosage of cyproheptadine based on the age medical condition and weight of the body.
3. How to take cyproheptadine tablet? Cyproheptadine can be taken with or without food through the mouth with a glass full of water. It is taken usually 2-3 times a day.
4. Is cyproheptadine safe during breastfeeding? No, patients who are breastfeeding should not use cyproheptadine drug.
5. When should I avoid taking cyproheptadine? The patient should not take cyproheptadine if they are allergic to medicines, and any foods. it is avoided if you have taken MOA inhibitor with last 14 days. 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. Sorbitol:
1. How long can I use sorbitol? You should not use sorbitol for a longer duration than recommended by the physician. Usually, it should not be used for more than a week.
2. Is sorbitol a habit forming medicine? Yes. Sorbitol is a habit forming drug and so it should be used only till your bowel habit becomes normal.
3. Can I suggest sorbitol to others with constipation? Never suggest a drug to others although for the same condition. Only a doctor should prescribe a medicine which is based on several individual factors.
4. Can I give sorbitol to my child? Ask a doctor before giving sorbitol to your child.
5. What happens with an overdose of sorbitol? An overdose of sorbitol can lead to diarrhea and stomach cramps.
6. What other medicines should I avoid while on sorbitol? You should especially not take any other laxatives while on sorbitol. Ask a doctor before taking any other medicine.