Heptolif Syrup & Vitamins Tablets
List of excipients: colloidal silicon dioxide, talc, sodium starch glycolate, lactose, maize starch, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, methyl paraben, propyl paraben, instacoat sol-red colour, methylene chloride instaglow-white & isopropyl alcohol.
ACTION: Vitamins in the diet the importance of vitamins as drugs is primarily in the prevention and treatment of deficiency diseases.
Vitamins deficiencies occur due to inadequate intake, increased tissue needs, increased excretion, certain genetic abnormalities and drug-vitamin interactions cyproheptadine Heptolif Syrup serves as an appetite stimulant
Pharmacokinetics: after absorption from the gastrointestinal tract, cyproheptadine hydrochloride undergoes almost complete metabolism metabolites are excreted principally in the urine as conjugates, and also in the feces.
Caution: cyproheptadine hydrochloride is not recommended in debilitated elderly patients
Adverse effects: weight gain may occur with cyproheptadine hydrochloride
Side effects: cyproheptadine Heptolif Syrup is a sedating antihistamine drug, the most common side effect is CNS depression with effects varying from slight drowsiness to deep sleep.
And including lassitude, dizziness, and incoordination include headaches, psychomotor impairment, and antimuscarinic effects, such as dry mouth, thickened respiratory-tract secretion, blurred vision, urinary difficulty
Overdosage: overdosage of cyproheptadine Heptolif Syrupis associated with antimuscarinic, extrapyramidal, and CNS effects
Drug interactions: cyproheptadine HCL may enhance the sedative effects of CNS depressants including alcohol, barbiturates, hypnotics, opioid analgesics, anxiolytic sedatives, and antipsychotics, cyproheptadine Heptolif Syrup has an additive antimuscarinic action with other antimuscarinic drugs, such as atropine and some antidepressants
Pregnancy & lactation: This product is contraindicated in pregnancy and lactation since cyproheptadine has been found to being fetotoxic in rats and has the potential to be excited in beast milk
Dosage and administration: Age 12 years and above: the usual dose is 4mg (1 tablet ) two or three times a day, adjusted as necessary to the size and response of the patient. The dose is not to exceed 16mg a day
ADULTS: The total daily dose for adults should not exceed 0,5mg/kg/day. The therapeutic range is 4mg to 20mg a day with the majority of patients requiring 12mg to 16mg a day. An occasional patient may require as much as 32mg a day for adequate relief.
It is suggested that dosage be initiated with 4mg (1tablet) three times a day and adjusted according to the size and response of the patient.
Or as directed by the physician.
Maintains vitality and health.
It helps improve appetite and stimulates weight gain where it is desirable
Warning: Some individuals may feel drowsy when first taking heptolif tablets, if this happens they should not drive vehicles or operate machinery or appliances requiring alertness.
Storage: Store in a cool and dry place, not above 30°C. Keep out of the reach of children.