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Ciplactin Syp

By CIPLA LIMITED
100ml Syrup in Bottle
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MRP 90.50
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Cyproheptadine(2.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Appetite Stimulant

Medical Description

Ciplactin Syp contains Cyproheptadine which belongs to a class of antihistamine (anti-allergy) medicines. It is used to treat different types of allergic reaction and helps in relieving symptoms like itching, swelling, rashes, sneezing, etc. You need to follow all the instructions of your doctor while taking this syrup. Some of the common side effects of this medicine are headache, nausea, dizziness, tiredness, increased appetite. These side effects normally go away with time, but if you feel your condition deteriorates, you should consult your doctor or visit the hospital.
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Uses of Ciplactin Syp

  • Ciplactin Syp is used to reduce symptoms of seasonal nose allergies such as sneezing (coming and going), itchy nose.
  • It is effective in reducing allergy symptoms of the eyes such as teary eyes, conjunctivitis (red eyes), and itching.
  • This syrup is also used to reduce allergy symptoms like skin rash, itching, dermatographism (a condition where even lightly scratching on the body causes the red line on the skin you scratched)

Contraindications of Ciplactin Syp

  • If you are allergic to Cyproheptadine hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients of Ciplactin Syp
  • If you have any other allergies
  • If you are breastfeeding
  • If you have stomach ulcers or a condition where the stomach emptying is blocked (pyloroduodenal obstruction)
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma (high pressure in the eye)
  • If you are unable to urinate (occurs in the male patient due to increasing of the prostate gland)
  • If you are taking Monoamine oxidase inhibitor medicines like selegiline, phenelzine
  • This medicine should not be given to new-born or premature babies, weak and elderly people

Side effects of Ciplactin Syp

  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Sleepiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Ciplactin Syp

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ciplactin Syp during pregnancy?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effects of this syrup in human pregnancy.
  • You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during pregnancy or if you think you may be pregnant, and it should be used only if it is really needed.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ciplactin Syp while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Cyproheptadine passes in breast milk. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ciplactin Syp?
A:
This syrup may make you dizzy and feel sleepy; you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ciplactin Syp?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this syrup, as it may increase the side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have high blood pressure
  • You have a high level of thyroid hormones
  • You have increased pressure inside your eye
  • You have heart diseases
  • You have bronchial asthma
  • You have problems with your kidney, stomach or intestines
  • You have difficulty urinating due to increased prostate gland (occurs in men)
  • Ciplactin Syp when given to children may cause excitation. Hence you should be very careful while giving this medicine to young children
  • You should be careful while giving this syrup to elderly patients, as they may be more prone to side effects like dizziness, giddiness, trouble breathing

Mode of Action of Ciplactin Syp

How Does It Work?

  • Our body produces certain natural substances called histamine and serotonin during an allergic reaction.
  • Ciplactin Syp works by blocking that histamine and serotonin, thus relieving the pain.

Directions for Use of Ciplactin Syp

  • Take Ciplactin Syp as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or a dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not stop taking this syrup before completing the treatment.

Interactions of Ciplactin Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • MAO inhibitors: When this syrup is administered along with MAO inhibitors medicines (selegiline, phenelzine), they extend and alter the effects of Cyproheptadine hydrochloride.
  • Ciplactin Syp may have additional effects like decreased rate of breathing, heart rate and giddiness when administered along with CNS depressants like hypnotics (zolpidem, zopiclone), sedatives (Clonazepam, Diazepam), tranquillizers (lorazepam, alprazolam), antianxiety (Citalopram, Sertraline).
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  • You should not use this syrup with any other anti-allergic medicines applied on the skin as they may cause an increase in the side effects.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using meclizine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.

Storage and disposal of Ciplactin Syp

  • Store below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Ciplactin Syp

Overdose

  • Excess of Ciplactin Syp may cause symptoms like sleepiness, dizziness, confusion, restlessness, excitation, nervousness, shaking, fits, hallucinations, dry mouth, fixed or widened pupils, redness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation.
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  • In addition to the above symptoms, an overdose of this syrup may cause trouble breathing, heart failure in newborn or young babies.
  • If you experience any of the symptoms or if you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Ciplactin Syp?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • This medicine may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping any medicine.
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Q: Is Ciplactin Syp addictive?

A: No, this medicine is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:46 AM (IST)
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