Apel 4 Tablet

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Apel 4 Tablet Information

Apel 4 Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Anorexia Nervosa, Loss of appetite are some of its major therapeutic uses. The alternative uses of Apel 4 Tablet have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Apel 4 Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

While these are the most often observed Apel 4 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Apel 4 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Apel 4 Tablet has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Apel 4 Tablet related warnings talks about Apel 4 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Apel 4 Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Apel 4 Tablet in conditions like Peptic Ulcer. Other contraindications of Apel 4 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Apel 4 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Apel 4 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Apel 4 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Apel 4 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Apel 4 Tablet 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
Adult
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Apel 4 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Apel 4 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Apel safely.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Apel 4 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


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

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Apel 4 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Apel does not damage the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Apel 4 Tablet on the Liver?


    Side effects of Apel rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Apel 4 Tablet on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Apel on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Apel 4 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Apel 4 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Apel 4 Tablet

  • Is this Apel 4 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Apel 4 Tablet does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Apel 4 Tablet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Apel 4 Tablet can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Apel 4 Tablet is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


    No, Apel 4 Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Apel 4 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Apel 4 Tablet


    Taking Apel 4 Tablet with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Apel 4 Tablet


    Taking alcohol with Apel 4 Tablet can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Apel 4 Tablet

Question about 5 years ago

Is Apel a steroid?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

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

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Apel with benadryl?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Apel can be taken with Benadryl. No clinical interaction has been reported between them. However, it doesn't mean that no interaction could exist between them. If you experience any unpleasant effects after taking this medicine please consult your doctor immediately and follow his/her instructions.

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Apel with Ibuprofen?

Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Apel can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between them. However, it doesn't mean that there will not be any side effect. If you feel any discomfort when taking this medicine do not hesitate to report to your doctor.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Apel safe to use?

Yes, Apel is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects are observed such as difficulty in urinating, vision problem, and nervousness. If you experience the above-mentioned side effects after consuming this medicine then inform a doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Apel used in the treatment of anxiety?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

No, Apel is not used to treat anxiety. It is an antihistamine drug used to treat allergic rhinitis, urticaria, runny nose, sneezing, and hay fever.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

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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