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Swilactin Syrup 100ml

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100ml Syrup in Bottle
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Swilactin Syrup 100ml Description

Swilactin Syrup is an appetite stimulant. It contains a combination of cyproheptadine, tricholine and sorbitol as its active ingredients. It is used for the treatment of loss of appetite and weight lo...
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ContainsCyproheptadine(2.0 Mg),Sorbitol(3.575 G),Tricholine Citrate(275.0 Mg)
UsesAppetite stimulant
Side effectsSedation, dizziness, rash, vertigo
ClassificationAPPETITE STIMULANT
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Uses of Swilactin Syrup 100ml

Swilactin Syrup is used for treating loss of appetite, weight loss and also an adjuvant to antiretroviral and anti-tubercular for weight gain.

Contraindications of Swilactin Syrup 100ml

  • If you are allergic to Cyproheptadine, Tricholine, Sorbitol or any other component of Swilactin Syrup.
  • If you are using it for new born or premature infants.
  • If you have eye condition such as glaucoma.
  • If you have or had stomach ulcer.
  • If you have or had obstruction of stomach, intestine or bladder.
  • If you have active prostate disease.

Side effects of Swilactin Syrup 100ml

  • Sedation
  • Dizziness
  • Altered coordination
  • Confusion
  • Rash, urticaria
  • Blurred vision, vertigo

Precautions and Warnings of Swilactin Syrup 100ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Swilactin Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
The use of Swilactin Syrup is not recommended during pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor and is considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Swilactin Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
The use of Swilactin Syrup is not recommended while breastfeeding, unless prescribed by the doctor after considering it to be necessary particularly during breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you are nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Swilactin Syrup?
A:
If you experience dizziness, drowsiness, blurry vision after taking Swilactin Syrup, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Swilactin Syrup?
A:
Alcohol should not be consumed with Swilactin Syrup, it may increase the side effect profile and cause excessive drowsiness, dizziness. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have respiratory condition such as asthma.
  • You have eye condition such as increased ocular pressure.
  • You have hyperthyroid (overactive thyroid), increased blood pressure, heart disease.
  • You experience any side effect after taking Swilactin Syrup.
  • Swilactin Syrup should not be used in children below 1 year of age.

Mode of Action of Swilactin Syrup 100ml

How Does It Work?

  • Swilactin Syrup contains Cyproheptadine, Tricholine and Sorbitol.
  • Cyproheptadine acts by inhibiting the action of chemical substance serotonin in the body, which works as an appetite suppressant.
  • Tricholine citrate removes 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.

Directions for Use of Swilactin Syrup 100ml

  • Take Swilactin Syrup as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use. Do not consume it directly from the bottle.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or a dropper for the exact quantity.

Interactions of Swilactin Syrup 100ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concurrent use of medicines such as tranylcypromine, isocarboxazid, selegiline with Swilactin Syrup can increase the action of these medicines.
  • Concurrent use of antipyschotic medicine such as zolpidem, alprazolam, diazepam with Swilactin Syrup should be done with caution.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Swilactin Syrup 100ml

  • Store below 25°C. Protect from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Swilactin Syrup 100ml

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Swilactin Syrup then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Swilactin Syrup 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...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Swilactin Syrup used for?

A: Swilactin Syrup is used as an appetite enhancer. It increases hunger by constantly increasing the energy requirements of an individual and thus, promotes the desire to eat.

Q: How does Swilactin Syrup work?

  • Swilactin Syrup contains three main components - Cyproheptadine, Tricholine and Sorbitol.
  • Cyproheptadine acts by inhibiting the action of the chemical substance serotonin in the body, which works as an appetite suppressant.
  • Tricholine citrate removes 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.

Q: When should I take Swilactin Syrup?

A: You should take Swilactin Syrup either with or without food as recommended by the doctor. The dose and frequency will be depending on your condition and how you respond to the medicine.

Q: What is the composition of Swilactin Syrup?

A: The composition of Swilactin Syrup includes a combination of cyproheptadine, tricholine and sorbitol as its active ingredients. It is used for the treatment of loss of appetite and weight loss.
Product Details
Brand
SWILACTIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
02/10/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 06:06 AM (IST)

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