WHAT IS CYP L?
CYP L contains Cyproheptadine and Tricholine
WHAT CYP L IS USED FOR?
It is used:
For loss of appetite, weight loss, anorexia nervosa, and as an adjunct to anti-tubercular and antiretroviral regimens for weight gain
In underweight children who have inadequate dietary intake or loss of appetite and children suffering from anemia, liver or digestive disorder
Tell your doctor if you are taking,
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
Shake well before use
If you take more CYP L
If you take more of this medicine, tell your doctor or go to nearest hospital
If you forget to take CYP L
If you forget to take a dose, take it after food as soon as you remember, but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue as usual
Do not use a double dose to make up for a missed dose
If you stop taking CYP L
Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Store at a room temperature of 15-25°C
YOUR CHILD’S MEDICINE AT A GLANCE
CYP-L Drops is a combination of two active medicines cyproheptadine and tricholine citrate. Together these medicines help stimulate appetite (hunger) in children. Also, it is given to treat allergic conditions in children.
Give CYP-L Drops to your child by mouth before food in the dose, time, and way prescribed by your child’s doctor.
Give this medicine at a fixed time so that it gradually becomes a part of your child’s daily routine. If your child vomits within 30 minutes of taking this medicine, help the child calm down and repeat the dose.To experience significant hunger stimulation and weight gain, you may require to continue giving this medicine to your child for a few days a month.
Therefore, for maximum benefit, it is advised to continue the treatment for the prescribed duration.
The intake of CYP L Drops may cause minor and temporary side effects in your child such as increased heartbeat, dizziness, confusion, headache, constipation, dry mouth, and blurred vision.
These symptoms will resolve once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. However, in case of prolonged or bothersome events, it would be best to consult your child’s doctor without any delay.
Inform your child’s doctor if your child is on any medical regime or is allergic to any medicine, product, or food.
The doctor must also be aware if your child has or had bowel obstruction, malnutrition, weight-related issues, thyroid problems, or any heart, liver, or kidney problems.
All this information will help avoid any complications in the treatment and will help your child’s doctor plan your child’s overall treatment better.
USES OF CYP-L DROPS IN CHILDREN
- Appetite stimulant
- Treatment of Allergic skin conditions
BENEFITS OF CYP-L DROPS FOR YOUR CHILD
In Appetite stimulant
CYP L Drops stimulates hunger in children suffering from long-term illness and enhances the availability of proteins for muscle mass building. It increases hunger by constantly increasing the energy requirements of your child.
It promotes the desire to eat, and therefore, it is a safe and effective way of managing undernutrition or malnutrition. It helps to treat loss of appetite and improves nutritional status.
In Treatment of Allergic skin conditions
CYP L Drops is effective in treating allergic skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as severe itching in dengue fever in children.
It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. It reduces the redness, rash pain, or itchiness caused by the skin’s reaction to an irritant
SIDE EFFECTS OF CYP-L DROPS IN CHILDREN
CYP L Drops does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine.
Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-
Common side effects of CYP-L
- Increased heart rate
- Dryness in mouth
- Blurred vision
HOW CAN I GIVE CYP-L DROPS TO MY CHILD?
HOW CYP-L ORAL DROPS WORKS
CYP L Drops contains two medicines cyproheptadine and tricholine citrate. Together they stimulate the urge to eat (appetite).
Cyproheptadine acts by reducing the effect of serotonin (a chemical messenger) in the hypothalamus, a part of the brain which regulates appetite.
Tricholine citrate also helps in increasing appetite and spares amino acids for muscle enhancement.
WHAT IF I FORGET TO GIVE CYP L DROPS TO MY CHILD?
Do not panic. Unless your child’s doctor has advised a specific regime for your child, administer the missed dose as soon as you remember.
Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not give a double dose to catch up on any missed dose, follow the prescribed dosing schedule strictly.