FAQs ABOUT APTIVIN TABLET
Does APTIVIN TABLET make you gain weight?
Yes, though APTIVIN TABLET is an antihistamine, it is also used to stimulate the appetite and promote weight gain. On the contrary, it is a negative effect as it can cause obesity due to the rapid weight gain in the person after taking it. Consult your doctor before taking APTIVIN TABLET.
Can APTIVIN TABLET be used for insect bites?
Yes, APTIVIN TABLET can be used to treat allergic reactions caused by insect bites. Inflammation and irritation caused by the insect bite are restricted by APTIVIN TABLET causing relief from symptoms. Consult a doctor before taking it.
Can I take APTIVIN TABLET with anti-depressants?
No, APTIVIN TABLET is not recommended for use with an anti-depressant (Ex. Sertraline, citalopram), as co-administration of these two medicines may increase the risk of having an additive effect on the medicine and can cause unnecessary complications. Consult a doctor for advice before taking APTIVIN TABLET.
Does APTIVIN TABLET make you feel sleepy?
Yes, APTIVIN TABLET has a sedative property that may make you feel sleepy or drowsy. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery while taking APTIVIN TABLET.
How long should I take APTIVIN TABLET?
APTIVIN TABLET should be taken for as long as your doctor has prescribed it. However, consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the side effects and they persist or worsen with rash, fever, or weight gain.
When should I avoid it before taking APTIVIN TABLET?
Avoid taking APTIVIN TABLET if you are suffering from bronchial asthma, glaucoma, enlarged prostate, urinary problems or stomach ulcers. Inform your doctor about your medical condition before starting APTIVIN TABLET therapy.
Does APTIVIN TABLET cause dry mouth?
Yes, APTIVIN TABLET can cause dry mouth. If you experience mouth dryness or feel excessively thirsty, increase your fluid intake, rinse your mouth with water frequently, and apply lip balm if you feel your lips are dry or chapped out.