Medicine : Practin Tab

Name:Practin Tab
Manufacturer:Wockhardt Ltd
Generic Use:Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride
Composition:Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride(4 Mg)

Generic ( Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride )

Typical use Of Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride :Acromegaly, Advanced Ovarian Cancer, Anorexia Nervosa, Antidepressant-induced Inorgasmia, Appetite Stimulation, Carcinoid Syndrome, Cushing's Syndrome, Hyperprolactinaemia, Migraine, Nelsons Syndrome, NSAID Associated Ulceration, Pruritus.
Mechanism of action of Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride :Cyproheptadine Competes With Free Histamine For Binding At HA-receptor Sites. This Antagonizes The Effects Of Histamine On HA-receptors, Leading To A Reduction Of The Negative Symptoms Brought On By Histamine HA-receptor Binding. Cyproheptadine Also Competes With Serotonin At Receptor Sites In Smooth Muscle In The Intestines And Other Locations. Antagonism Of Serotonin On The Appetite Center Of The Hypothalamus May Account For Cyproheptadine's Ability To Stimulate Appetite.
Drug Interaction of Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride :Cyproheptadine (HCl) Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alcohol, Chloroquine, Protirelin. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride :Tachycardia, Hypotension, Psychiatric Disturbances, Neurological Disturbances, Palpitation, Urinary Retention, Wheezing, Nasal Blockage, GI Upsets, Difficulties In Micturition, Drowsiness, Fatigue, Nausea, Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Increased Appetite.


How Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride

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