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APP-UP (Cyproheptadine) Drug Price and Information

APP-UP is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic rhinitis.  It blocks the action of histamine, which reduces allergy symptoms.


Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.
Generic : Cyproheptadine
200 ml
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    Drug information on APP-UP (Cyproheptadine) from Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.


    Drug Name : Cyproheptadine

    Cyproheptadine(Periactin) generic APP-UP is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic rhinitis. It blocks the action of histamine, which reduces allergy symptoms.
    More Info about Cyproheptadine

    Trade Names for Cyproheptadine


    Medical condition(s) for which APP-UP may be prescribed

    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 APP-UP

    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 APP-UP?

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

    When Should APP-UP not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in newborns, nursing mothers and patients with hypersensitivity.


    Warnings and Precautions for APP-UP

    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 APP-UP

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for APP-UP

    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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