Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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Proactin may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Proactin is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, ther... View More
Proactin is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. Un... View More
Proactin may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Proactin may cause dizziness, sedation, and hypotension in elderly patients. T... View More
Proactin should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Proactin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Proactin in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Proactin belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like it... View More
Uses of Proactin
- Appetite stimulant
Side effects of Proactin
- Increased appetite
How to use Proactin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Proactin may be taken with... View More
How Proactin works
Proactin is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching... View More
What if you forget to take Proactin?
If you miss a dose of Proactin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
- Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Proactin, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
Rash, pruritus in a variety of condition, appetite stimulation, anorexia nervosa, cushing's syndrome, Nelson's syndrome, acromegaly, hyperprolactinemia,... View More
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Oral Allergic conditions Adult: Initially, 4 mg tid, adjusted as necessary. Usual: 12-16 mg daily in 3-4 divided doses. Max: 32 mg/day. Treatment a... View More
Oral Allergic conditions Child: 2-6 yr 2 mg bid or tid. Max: 12 mg daily; 7-14 yr 4 mg bid or tid. Max: 16 mg daily. Migraine Prophylaxis < 3 y... View More
Narrow-angle glaucoma; acute asthmatic attack; bladder neck obstruction; stenosing peptic ulcer; GIT obstruction; MAOIs therapy; hypersensitivity; neona... View More
Mode of Action
Cyproheptadine is a sedating antihistamine w/ antimuscarinic, serotonin antagonist and Ca channel blocking properties. It competes w/ histamine for H1-r... View More
Elderly; epilepsy; tasks requiring mental alertness; symptomatic prostate hypertrophy; epilepsy; alcoholism; pregnancy. Lactation: Excretion in milk ... View More
Psychiatric/neurologic: CNS depression, drowsiness, sedation ranging from mild drowsiness to deep sleep (most frequent), dizziness, lassitude, disturbed... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: B Lactation: Excretion in milk unknown; contraindicated
May have additive effects w/ CNS depressants e.g. hypnotics, sedatives, tranquilizers, antianxiety agents. Potentially Fatal: MAOIs prolong and inten... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More