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Apistorm (Cyproheptadine) Drug Price and Information

Cyproheptadine (Apistorm) is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic rhinitis.  It blocks the action of histamine, which reduces allergy symptoms.

Apistorm

  Syrup   
Novagen Pharmaceuticals
Generic : Cyproheptadine
 32.50
2mg/275mg/5mL
200 ml
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Drug information on Apistorm (Cyproheptadine) from Novagen Pharmaceuticals

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Drug Name : Cyproheptadine

Cyproheptadine(Periactin) generic Cyproheptadine is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic rhinitis. It blocks the action of histamine, which reduces allergy symptoms.
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Last Updated on February, 2, 2017
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Medical condition(s) for which Apistorm may be prescribed

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Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- The total daily dose for adults should not exceed 0.5 mg/kg/day.
Child- The usual dose is 2 mg (1/2 tablet) two or three times a day.

Side effects of Apistorm

Central Nervous System : Sedation, sleepiness, dizziness, disturbed coordination, confusion, restlessness, excitation, nervousness, tremor, irritability, sleeplessness, tingling, convulsions, emotional state, hallucination and faintness.

Skin : Rash, edema, excessive sweating, hives and photosensitivity.

Eye and ENT : Blurred vision, double vision, fainting and ringing in the ear.

Heart : Low blood pressure, palpitations, fast heart rate and shock.

Blood : Anemia and decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

Gastrointestinal : Liver failure, dryness of mouth, stomach distress, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and jaundice.

Genitourinary : Urinary frequency, difficulty in urination, urinary retention and early menses.

Respiratory : Dryness of nose and throat, sputum, tightness of chest, wheezing and nasal stuffiness.

Miscellaneous : Fatigue, chills, headache and increased appetite/weight gain.

How to use Apistorm?

It comes as a tablet, capsule and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.

When Should Apistorm not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in newborns, nursing mothers and patients with hypersensitivity.

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Warnings and Precautions for Apistorm

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, increased eye pressure, ulcer, difficulty in urinating, heart disease, high blood pressure, seizures, overactive thyroid, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Avoid alcohol consumption.

Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may cause sunburn.

Other Precautions for Apistorm

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Apistorm

Store it at room temperature. Keep away from children. Do not allow the liquid to freeze.


Schedule : G  Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.



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