CYPROHEPTADINE

It primarily blocks 5-HT2A receptors and has additional H1 antihistaminic, Anticholinergic and sedative properties

 

It increases appetite and has been recommended in children and poor eaters to promote weight gain

 

An action on growth hormone secretion has also been suggested for this

 

Indications

Appetite stimulation

 

Also useful to treat acute allergic dermatitis with pruritis

 

Dosage

 1-2 tsf twice a day, 1 tab 2-3 times a day in allergy

 

Contraindications

Known hypersensitivity

 

Not recommended in pregnancy, lactation and in very young children

 

Special Precautions

Cardiac disease, asthma

 

Adverse Drug Reactions

Drowsiness, dry mouth, confusion, ataxia, weight gain

 

 

Brands available and preparations of CYPROHEPTADINE

 

Pharmaceutical Company

Brand Name

Strassenburg 

ANOREXIN PLUS (Cyproheptadine HCI 2mg, Tricholine citrate 275mg, sorbitol 3.575g, per 5ml)

        200ml Syr

Tablets India Ltd.

APETAMIN

        200ml Syr         2mg/5ml

Meridian Medicare

APETIZ (Anhydrous Cyproheptadine)

        10 Tabs            4mg

        100ml Syrup     2mg

Synokem Pharma

APETONE (Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg/5ml)

        200ml Syrup

Raymond

APILYSIN (Each 5ml contains Cyproheptadine HCL 2mg, Tricholine Citrate 275mg, Sorbitol Solution 3.75g)

        200ml Syrup

Raymond Pharma

APITOL

        10 Tabs

        120ml Syrup     2mg/5ml

        30ml Drops      1.5mg/ml

Vega Lab

APP-L (Each SmI contains Cyproheptadine HCL 2mg, Trichohne Citrate 275mg, Sorbitol Sol.(70%) 3mg)

200ml Syrup

Finecure

APPET (Tricholine Citrate 275mg, Cyproheptadine HCI 3mg)

        200ml Syrup

Om Biotec

APPETIDIN

        10 Tab                    4mg

        200ml Syrup     2mg/5ml

Taurus Labs

APTAUR

        200ml Syr         2mg/5ml

Udik Pharma

APTILINE (Each 5ml contains Cyproheptadine HCL 2mg, Trichotine Citrate 275mg, Sorbitol 70% Soln.)

        100ml Syrup

        200ml

Cadex Lab

APTY (Cyproheptadine 2mg, Tricholine Citrate 0.275g)

        200ml Syrup

Arbro Pharma

AROTONE TCL

(Each 5ml contains Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride Eqv. to Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride Anhydrous 2mg, Tricholine Citrate 150mg and Flavored Syrup base)

        200ml Syrup

Orison Pharma

BONAPET

        200ml Syrup          2mg

        40x10 Tab             4mg

Cipla

CIPLACTIN

Syr: (Cyproheptadine HCI. 2mg, alcohol 0.263ml, per 5ml)

        100ml syr

 

Tabs: (Cyproheptadine hcl.)

        10 Tabs                   4mg

Caplet India

CHOLIV

(Each 5ml contains Tricholine Citrate 0.275gm, Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg and Sorbitol (70%) Non-Crystallizing)

        200ml Susp

 

CHOLIV-L

(Each 5ml contains Tricholine Citrate 0.55gm and Sorbitol (70%) (Non-crystallizing) 7.15gm)

        200ml Susp

Torque Pharma

CYLIP-P

(Each 5ml contains Cyproheptadine HCL 2mg and Tricholine Citrate 0.275gm)

        200ml Syrup

 

(Each ml contains Cyproheptadine HCL 1.5mg and Tricholine Citrate 55mg)

        30ml Drops

Medizone

CLYDIN

(Tricholine Citrate 275mg, Cyproheptadine HCL 2mg)

        200ml Syp.

Comed

CYPEE

(Cyproheptadine HCI 2mg, Tricholine citrate 275mg, sorbitol 3.575g, per 5ml)

        200ml Syr.

Rax Health Care

CYPODIN

(Cyproheptadine 2mg, Tricholine Citrate 275mg)

(Sorbitol base)

        200ml Syp.

JVD

CYPOVIN

(Cyproheptadine, B complex)

        200ml Syp

Alcure Pharma

 

CYPROL

(Each 15ml contains Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg, Vit B1 2.5mg, Vit B2 2.5mg, Vit B6 0.75mg, D Panthenol 2.5mg, Niacinamide 22.5mg)

        200ml Syrup

Goodluck Pharma

CYPROLUCK

(Each 5ml contains Cyproheptadine HCI 2mg)

        200ml Syrup

CFL

CYDINE SYRUP

(Cyproheptadine 2mg, Peptone 25 mg, lysine HCL. 150mg/5ml)

        100ml Syr

        200ml Syr

Albert David

CYP-L DPS

(Cyproheptadine HCI 1.5mg, Tricholine citrate 55mg, per ml)

        15ml Dps

 

CYP-L

(Cyproheptadine HCI 2mg, Tricholine citrate 275mg, sorbitol 3.575g, per 5ml)

        200ml Liq

Wallace

CYPROWAL

(Cyproheptadine HCI 2mg, peptone 25mg, lysine HCI 150mg, per 5ml)

        100ml Syr

        200ml Syr

DWD

DIZEST

(Cyproheptadine HCL 2mg, peptone 25mg, l-lysine mono HCL 150 mg per 5ml)

        200 ml Syrup

Glyco Remedies

G-1

(Cyproheptadine HCl 2mg, Tricholine Citrate 275mg, sorbitol Solution (70%) 3.575g)

        200ml Syrup

Vasphar (India)

JUVEN

(Cyproheptadine HCL 2mg, Sorbitol Solutions (70%) 3mg, Tricholine Citrate 275mg)

        200ml Syrup

Mamta Pharma

L-CETOL

        100ml Syrup 2mg

        200ml

Wilcure

L-CYPRO (Cyproheptadine 2mg, Tricholine Citrate 55mg)

        100ml Syrup

        200ml

East African

LECYP

(Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg, Tricolin Citrate 275mg per 5ml)

        200ml Syrup

UCB

LONGIFENE

        10 Tab                 25 mg

        25 mg

        200ml Syrup     6mg/5ml

Overseas H. Care

LYCIPEP

(Each 5ml contains Cyproheptadine HCL 2mg, L- Lysine Monohydrochloride 150mg, Peptone 25mg)

100 ml Syrup

200 ml

Magnet Labs

NORMATONE

(Each 5ml contains Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg)

        200 ml Bottle

Centaur

ORAXIN                          

Syr: (Cyproheptadine HCI 2mg, Tricholine citrate 275mg, per 5ml)

        100ml Syr

        200ml Syr

 

Dps: (Cyproheptadine HCI 1.5mg, Tricholine citrate 55mg, per 5ml)

        15ml Dps

Wens Drugs

PEPCY (Tricholine Citrate 275mg, Cyproheptadine)

        100mI Syrup

        200ml

Themis

PERITOL (Cyproheptadine HCL)

        200ml Syr         2mg/5ml

        10 Tab                    4mg

        30ml Dps.        1.5mg/ml

Medipol Pharma

POLYACTIN (Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg)

        100mI Syrup

Merind

PRACTIN

        10 Tab                    4mg

        200ml Syr         2mg/5ml

 

PRACTIN-EN

        200ml Syr         2mg/5ml

Reddy Pharma

REDIACTIN

        10 Tabs

        200ml Syp

 

(Cyproheptadine , Tricholine Cit.)

        15ml Drops

Excare Lab.

SORBEX PLUS            

(Cyproheptadine HCI 2mg, Tricholine Citrate 275mg, Sorbitol Sol. 3.575gm per 5ml)

        200ml Syrup

Saga Lab

STIMULITE-G (Cyprofieptadine HCL equiv. to Anhydrous 2mg)

        200ml Syrup

Torque Pharma

 

TORACTIN (Each 5ml contains Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg)

        100mI Syrup

        200ml

Cosmas Pharma

TRICOL

(Cyproheptadine HCL 2mg, Tricholine Citrate 275mg, Sorbitol solution (70%) 3.75gm)

        200ml Syrup

Zee Lab

TRIDINE (Cyproheptadine, Tricholine Citrate)

        200ml Susp