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Apeton 2Mg Syrup

Manufacturer: Olcare Laboratories
Medicine composition: Cyproheptadine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: April 20, 2019

Apeton 2Mg Syrup is an antihistamine used to relieve allergy symptoms caused by seasonal allergies, food or blood such as watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose or itching eyes or nose. It works by blocking natural substances like serotonin and histamine that your body makes during an allergic reaction. It also treats mild, uncomplicated hives.

During treatment with this medicine, you may experience drowsiness, constipation, dizziness, blurred vision, or dry mouth, nose or throat as side effects. Some people may also experience serious side effects like mood changes, shaking, seizures, difficulty urinating and irregular heartbeat. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rarely seen.

This medicine is not prescribed for people who have an allergic reaction to it, women who are breast-feeding, a newborn baby or premature infant, an elderly person, those who have narrow-angle glaucoma, an enlarged prostate, a peptic ulcer or bladder, stomach, or bowel blockage. If you are taking or have taken within the last 14 days a monoamine oxidase inhibitor, do not take this medicine. Keep your doctor informed about your medical conditions and other medications you are taking during this treatment.

The dosage is based on your age, weight, medical condition, body size and response to treatment.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Apeton 2Mg Syrup should not be used by breastfeeding women which doctor's consultation.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

Apeton 2Mg Syrup has many uses, the most important of which is its action as an antihistamine, anticholinergic and local anaesthetic. The mechanism of action for the drug remains uncertain at this point of time, even though some experiments have been performed on rats to determine the same.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Antibiotics, Atropine, Barbiturates, Monoamine oxidase inhibitors, Neuroleptics, Opioid Analgesics, Sedatives.
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