Cyproheptadine HCL Syrup

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Cyproheptadine HCL Syrup

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SALUSIN Syrup (Cyproheptadine) is a potent antihistamine and antiserotonin which seems to act by competition with histamine and serotonin for receptor sites. It has well marked antipruritic and local anaesthetic effects, a significant central sedative effect, and a weak peripheral antichlolinergic effect.

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Cyproheptadine HCL Syrup can be packaged as:
120ml Plastic Bottle / Box
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Multi-Vit + Cyproheptadine HCL  Syrup   1000.2634
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SALUSIN Syrup

Antihistamine – Antiserotonin

Appetite stimulant

Composition:

-Syrup: each teaspoonful (5ml) contains Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg.

 

Properties

SALUSIN is a potent antihistamine and antiserotonin which seems to act by competition with histamine and serotonin for receptor sites. It has well marked antipruritic and local anaesthetic effects, a significant central sedative effect, and a weak peripheral antichlolinergic effect.

In addition to the fore-mentioned properties, SALUSIN stimulates appetite probably by activating the hypothalamic appetite regulating centre.

Indications:

-          Allergic and itchy conditions of the skin such as : urticaria, cold urticaria (usually resistant to other antihistamines), eczema, neurodermatitis, ect.

-          Allergic and vasomotor rhinitis

-          Allergic conjunctivitis and contact dermatitis of the eyelids.

-          To ameliorate allergic reaction to drugs, serum and blood.

-          In conjunction with adrenaline, steroids, ect in the treatment of anaphylactoid reaction after the acute symptoms have been controlled.

-          As a prophylactic measure in migraine and cluster headache.

-          As an appetite stimulant.

Side effects:

-          Most common is drowsiness which usually disappears 3-4 days after the start of treatment

-          Less frequent: dryness of the mouth and throat, thickening of the bronchial secretion, skin rash and especially in the elderly there may be dizziness, hypotension, and urine retention.

-          Rare: central nervous stimulation especially in children (agitation, confusion, visual hallucinations, tremors), cholestatic jaundice.

Contraindications:

-          Hypersensitivity to Cyproheptadine or similar drugs.

-          Asthma and other lower respiratory tract infections, Narrow angle glaucoma. Obstructive bowel diseases, and prostatic hypertrophy.

-          To be used in elderly or debilitated patients, in newborns or in nursing mothers.

Use in pregnancy:

To be used only when clearly indicated in the first two trimesters, and should be avoided during the last trimester.

Precautions:

-          Patients of SALUSIN should avoid driving, operating machinery and similar activities requiring alertness until his reactions to the drug is well known.

-          Safety for use in children below 2 years of age has not been justified yet.

Dosage for Syrup:

Adults:

Average daily dose: 2 teaspoonfuls 3-4 times

Maximum daily dose: 16 teaspoonfuls given in divided doses

Children 2-7 years:

Average daily dose: 1 teaspoonful 2-3 times

Maximum daily dose: 6 teaspoonfuls given in divided doses

Children 7-14 years:

Average daily does: 2 teaspoonfuls 2-3 times

Maximum daily dose: 8 teaspoonfuls given in divided doses

 

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