What is it for?
Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) is an antihistamine used to relieve seasonal or nonseasonal allergy symptoms such as itchy eyes, watering eyes, or sneezing. Doctors may also use it to treat other reactions such as mild hives or skin conditions.
How do you use it?
Your doctor will decide the best dosage of Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) based on the severity of your symptoms and your health. It can be taken two to three times each day with or without food and should always be swallowed with a full glass of water. Never make any changes to your dosage that are not suggested by your doctor since this may lead to unexpected problems.
Any side effects?
You may experience some mild side effects while using Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) such as drowsiness, numbness, insomnia, blurry vision, diarrhea, nausea, increased urination, or changes in appetite. If more serious health problems occur including tinnitus, arrhythmias, seizures, easier bruising, jaundice, unusual bleeding, or signs of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention.
Do not use Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) if you have an ulcer, respiratory difficulties, glaucoma, hereditary blood disorders, or if you are taking other MAOI medications. You should also tell your doctor if you have epilepsy, hypertension, or cardiovascular diseases as these can cause complications with treatment. These can require adjusted doses or other changes to prevent potential complications from occurring.
Avoid driving or operating machinery while undergoing treatment since this medicine may cause drowsiness or confusion. You should also discuss the risks of using Ciplactin (Cyproheptadine) with your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding to prevent problems with the development of your child.