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Ciplactin 4 MG Tablet 15

Ciplactin 4 MG Tablet 15

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    Uses :

    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.

    Mode of drug action


    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.

    What are the common side effects?

    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

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • The most common side effect of Ciplactin 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 Ciplactin 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 Ciplactin dosage.

    • Ciplactin causes drowsiness, therefore it is better to avoid the activities that involve alertness.

    • Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Ciplactin as it may potentiate the side effects of the drug.

    • Drugs such as theophylline, tranquillizers, ritonavir, and sedatives when co-administered with Ciplactin 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.

    What else should I know?

    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.

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