Tricholine Citrate+Cyproheptadine+Sorbitol

Molecule Description

Cyproheptadine+Tricholine Citrate+Sorbitol is a combination medicine. It is used...
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Uses of Tricholine Citrate+Cyproheptadine+Sorbitol

Cyproheptadine+Tricholine Citrate+Sorbitol is used to treat loss of appetite and weight loss.

Contraindications of Tricholine Citrate+Cyproheptadine+Sorbitol

When should one not use Tricholine Citrate+Cyproheptadine+Sorbitol

  • If you are allergic to cyproheptadine, tricholine or sorbitol
  • If you have or had obstruction of stomach, intestine or bladder
  • If you have or had a stomach ulcer
  • If you have any prostate problems
  • If you have eye problems such as glaucoma
  • Do not use this medicine in newborn or premature babies

Side effects of Tricholine Citrate+Cyproheptadine+Sorbitol

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Rash
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dryness of mouth, nose and throat
  • Altered coordination
  • Confusion

Precautions and Warnings of Tricholine Citrate+Cyproheptadine+Sorbitol



Can I take cyproheptadine+tricholine citrate+sorbitol during pregnancy?
It is not advised to take cyproheptadine+tricholine citrate+sorbitol during pregnancy until it is considered essential by the doctor and potential risks justify the benefits.

Breast Feeding

Can I take cyproheptadine+tricholine citrate+sorbitol while breastfeeding?
It is not advised to take cyproheptadine+tricholine citrate+sorbitol while breastfeeding until it is considered essential by the doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed cyproheptadine+tricholine citrate+sorbitol?
Cyproheptadine+Tricholine Citrate+Sorbitol may make you feel dizzy & drowsy, thus you need to be cautious while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with cyproheptadine+tricholine citrate+sorbitol?
Avoid consuming alcohol with cyproheptadine+tricholine citrate+sorbitol, as it may worsen the side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have high blood pressure or any other heart condition
  • You suffer from any respiratory condition such as asthma
  • You have an overactive thyroid gland
  • You have eye problems such as glaucoma
  • Cyproheptadine+Tricholine Citrate+Sorbitol should not be used in patients less than a year old

Mode of Action of Tricholine Citrate+Cyproheptadine+Sorbitol

How Does It Work?

  • Cyproheptadine works by inhibiting the action of a chemical substance (serotonin) in the body, which works as an appetite suppressant.
  • Tricholine citrate works by removing bile acids from the body, thereby converting the fats into good cholesterol, thus lowering the cholesterol levels.
  • Sorbitol acts as a syrup base and also as an osmotic laxative to relieve constipation.

Interactions of Tricholine Citrate+Cyproheptadine+Sorbitol

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way cyproheptadine+tricholine citrate+sorbitol works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat your psychiatric illnesses or are taking medicines such as tranylcypromine, isocarboxazid, selegiline.

Dosage of Tricholine Citrate+Cyproheptadine+Sorbitol


Seek urgent medical help if you suspect an overdose.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of cyproheptadine+tricholine citrate+sorbitol, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is already time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and follow the regul...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Cyproheptadine+Tricholine Citrate+Sorbitol an antibiotic?

A: No, Cyproheptadine+Tricholine Citrate+Sorbitol is an appetite stimulant.

Q: In which all dosage forms is Cyproheptadine+Tricholine Citrate+Sorbitol available?

A: Cyproheptadine+Tricholine Citrate+Sorbitol is available in the form of syrup, suspension, oral liquid, oral drops.
Last Updated on: 26 Oct 2021 | 10:06 PM (IST)

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