FAQs ABOUT HEPDINE SYRUP
Does HEPDINE SYRUP make you gain weight?
Yes, though HEPDINE SYRUP is an antihistamine, it is also used to stimulate the appetite and promote weight gain. On the contrary, it has a negative effect on an average adult as it can cause obesity due to the rapid weight gain in the person after taking it. Consult your doctor before taking HEPDINE SYRUP.
Can HEPDINE SYRUP be used for insect bites?
Yes, HEPDINE SYRUP can be used to treat allergic reactions caused by insect bites. Inflammation and irritation caused by the insect bite are restricted by HEPDINE SYRUP, causing relief from symptoms. Consult a doctor before taking HEPDINE SYRUP.
Can I take HEPDINE SYRUP with anti-depressants?
No, HEPDINE SYRUP 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 HEPDINE SYRUP.
Does HEPDINE SYRUP make you feel sleepy?
Yes, HEPDINE SYRUP has a sedative property that may make you feel sleepy or drowsy. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery while taking HEPDINE SYRUP.
How long should I take HEPDINE SYRUP?
HEPDINE SYRUP 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 HEPDINE SYRUP?
Avoid taking HEPDINE SYRUP if you are suffering from bronchial asthma, glaucoma, enlarged prostate, urinary problems or stomach ulcers. Inform your doctor about your medical condition before starting HEPDINE SYRUP therapy.
Does HEPDINE SYRUP cause dry mouth?
Yes, HEPDINE SYRUP 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 dry or chapped out.