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Ciplactin 4Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Cyproheptadine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: June 10, 2019

Ciplactin 4Mg Tablet 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.

allergic disorders

If person is allergic to ciplactin 4mg tablet, then consider not to use this medicine or any other medicine including any drug similar to this medicine.

Narrow-angle glaucoma

Do not consider its consumption if the patient IS diagnosed with Narrow-angle glaucoma and can cause Inadequate effect on the patient.
In addition to its intended effect, Ciplactin 4Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common

Blurred vision

Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common

Weight gain

Moderate Less Common

Is It safe with alcohol?

consumption with alcohol cause excessive drowsiness.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

This medicine is safe for pregnant women, as the grug involved doesn't have any harm on fetus.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

This medicine is safe for breastfeeding women, as the drug doesn't have any significant harm to the baby.

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.

How long is the duration of effect?

The time duration this medicine has an impact is within 8 to 12 hours.

What is the onset of action?

The time within this medicine starts showing its result is within 15 to 60 minutes.

Is it habit forming?

Its habit forming tendency is not reported till now.

Are there any missed dose instructions?

If you miss a dose of Cyproheptadine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Ciplactin 4Mg Tablet 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.

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About Ciplactin 4Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Ciplactin 4Mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Ciplactin 4Mg Tablet ?
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