Sorbitol is generally used in treatment of constipation. Tricholine Citrate is generally used in treatment of the treatment of high cholesterol. Cyproheptadine is generally used in treatment of the treatment of appetite stimulant.
How to use
Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. For directions before use, please check the label. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Cyproheptadine is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.
How it works
Sorbitol works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass. Tricholine Citrate is a bile acid binding agent. It removes bile acids from the body. The liver then produce more bile acids using cholesterol, as a result, the levels of cholesterol in the body is lowered. Cyproheptadine is an antihistaminic drug. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is Sorbitol safe/ safe for diabetics/bad/ affect or raise blood sugar? Sorbitol is safe in most patients if taken at recommended dosage and duration. However, higher dosages may cause stomach cramps and diarrhea in some patients. It is generally safe to be used in diabetes but hyperglycemia (raised blood sugar) from metabolism of absorbed Sorbitol may occur in some diabetic patients
Q. Does Sorbitol/weight gain/headaches/bloating? Sorbitol may cause bloating, it can cause severe side effects such as sudden weight gain in some patients
Q. Does Sorbitol reduce dental caries/ cause tooth decay? Consuming Sorbitol-sweetened (sugar-free) products instead of regular ones can play an important role in reducing a person's tooth decay rate and will prevent dental carries.
Q. Is Cyproheptadine used to gain weight/for headaches? No, Cyproheptadine is used for treatment of allergies. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Cyproheptadine a narcotic/antihistamine/anticholinergic/steroid? Cyproheptadine is antihistaminic drug which may have anticholinergic effects. It is not a narcotic/steroid
Q. Is Cyproheptadine over the counter? Cyproheptadine belongs to prescription medicine and is not an OTC product.
Q. Is Cyproheptadine safe? It is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take Cyproheptadine with Benadryl/Tylenol/ibuprofen? Yes, but Benadryl contains some amount of antihistaminic drug which may alter the effects of Cyproheptadine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does Cyproheptadine get you high/make you gain weight/increase appetite/make you hungry? Cyproheptadine causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects
Q. Does Cyproheptadine affect birth control? No, it does not affect birth control. Patient should follow the advice of doctor before its use
Q. Does Cyproheptadine have codeine/acetaminophen in it? No, it does not contain codeine/acetaminophen in it.
Avoid taking a Sorbitol for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement.Â Together with Sorbitol, fiber rich diet containing whole grain breadÂ and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.A Sorbitol should preferably be taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.Notify your doctor if you are on a low-sugar diet because the Sorbitol contains sugars.Take Sorbitol after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
Lowers ""bad"" cholesterol (LDL) and raises ""good"" cholesterol (HDL).Regular exercise and low-fat diet further helps to lower levels of fat in the blood.Can be used with other medications to lower cholesterol.Can delay or decrease the absorption of certain medicines such as digoxin, warfarin and thyroxine. You may take them 1 hour before or 4 hours after taking Tricholine Citrate.Always take Tricholine Citrate with food and a full glass of water.A multivitamin supplement containing vitamins A, D, and K, and Î²-carotene is recommended when taking Tricholine Citrate.
Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Cyproheptadine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
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