What is Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) used for?
Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) is an oral antihistamine used to treat patients suffering from allergies. The medication prevents the action of histamines in the body that cause swelling, redness, and irritation caused by allergens. Your doctor may also prescribe it for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine)?
Follow your doctor`s instructions for using Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally taken each day, but your individual instructions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach. Do not crush or split the tablets before using the medicine as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about using the medicine to make sure you are using it correctly.
What are the side effects of Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine)?
Some patients using Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention are confusion, faintness, tinnitus, urinary retention, sensitive skin, easier bruising, seizures, or jaundice. Contact your doctor about any worrying side effects you encounter to make sure the correct adjustments are made to your dosage or application to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) should not be used by patients who are under the age of two, elderly, lactose intolerant, breastfeeding, pregnant, or who have asthma, peptic ulcers, an enlarged prostate, glaucoma, or if you have taken an MAOI medication in the last two weeks. Also inform your doctor if you have asthma, bronchitis, epilepsy, cardiovascular disease, hyperthyroidism, hypertension, glaucoma, porphyrias, or reduced liver or kidney function. These conditions may cause unexpected problems during treatment requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.