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Practin Syrup

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  • Manufactured by: Wockhardt Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Cyproheptadine (2 mg/5ml)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
    • This medicine is not available on Cash on Delivery(CoD)
    • Country of Origin: India

    Practin Syrup Information

    Practin Syrup is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Syrup. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Anorexia Nervosa, Loss of appetite. Secondary and off-label uses of Practin Syrup have also been mentioned below.

    The right dosage of Practin Syrup depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Practin Syrup as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Practin Syrup go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Practin Syrup's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Practin Syrup has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Practin Syrup related warnings section.

    Practin Syrup is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Peptic Ulcer are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Practin Syrup have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Additionally, Practin Syrup may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    You should also be aware that Practin Syrup is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

    Practin Syrup Benefits & Uses

    Practin Syrup is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Practin Syrup Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Practin Syrup Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Practin Syrup safe for pregnant women?

      Pregnant women can take Practin safely.

    • Is the use of Practin Syrup safe during breastfeeding?

      If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Practin. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    • What is the effect of Practin Syrup on the Kidneys?

      Practin does not damage the kidneys.

    • What is the effect of Practin Syrup on the Liver?

      Practin may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    • What is the effect of Practin Syrup on the Heart?

      Side effects of Practin rarely affect the heart.


    Severe Interaction of Practin Syrup with Other Drugs

    Practin Syrup should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



    Practin Syrup Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Practin Syrup unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    Frequently asked Questions about Practin Syrup

    • Is this Practin Syrup habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Practin Syrup has not been reported.

    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Practin Syrup can make you feel drowsy.

    • Is it safe?

      Yes, but consume Practin Syrup only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      Practin Syrup is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


    Practin Syrup Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Practin Syrup

      Taking Practin Syrup with food does not harm your health.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Practin Syrup

      Consuming Practin Syrup with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.


    Frequently asked Questions about Practin Syrup

    Question over 4 years ago

    How to take Practin?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    Practin can be taken orally with or without food, usually 2- 3 times in a day as directed by a doctor. Take it every day at the same time. Follow all direction and instruction given by a doctor while taking this medicine.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Practin with zyrtec?

    Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

    Avoid taking Practin with zyrtec because it may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in breathing if taken together. If you are taking these two medicines together and feeling drowsy and difficulty breathing, then you are recommended not to drive or use heavy machinery. Please consult your doctor if you experience any unwanted side- effects.

    Question over 4 years ago

    What is Practin?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Practin is a brand name for Cyproheptadine. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications called antihistamine (H1 receptor blocker). It also acts as a serotonin antagonist with anticholinergic and sedative effects. It is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, urticaria, runny nose, sneezing, hay fever and other types of allergies. It is also used to treat allergic reaction arises due to blood infusion. It helps to relieve symptoms but will not treat cause of symptoms. It is also used for the treatment of Cushing's syndrome (abnormal condition that is caused by excess corticosteroid hormone).

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Is Practin a steroid?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    No, Practin is not a steroid. It is an antihistamine drug, most commonly used to treat allergic reactions. 

    Question about 4 years ago

    Does Practin cause drowsiness?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Practin can cause drowsiness. It is one of the most common side effects of this medicine. Do not drive a vehicle or do heavy machinery work after taking this medicine.

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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cyproheptadine HCI

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 174

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