Apetamin contains a unique combination of Cyproheptadine, Lysine and Vitamins. Cyproheptadine and lysine being essential in limiting amino acid helps to promote appetite. Beside helping in the synthesis of collagen tissue, lysine also helps to improve immunity during infancy, childhood & adolescence. The water soluble vitamins in Apetamin being coenzymes helps to absorb the amino acid lysine through the intestinal villi faster and assist bin better utilization of Lysine. They also improve immunity and help to correct marginal vitamin deficiency.
Each 5ml contains:
Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride (anhydrous) BP 2g
L-Lysine Hydrochloride USP 150mg
Thiamine Hydrochloride BP 2mg
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride BP 1mg
Nicotinamide BP 15mg
Dexpanthenol BP 4.5mg
Loss of appetite and poor eating habits, Anorexia after a brief illness, Patients experiencing loss of appetite during convalescence following surgery or after any major illness.
It is generally safe to use both in children and adults. But precaution should be taken while using other CNS depressants and sedatives.
Children: (2-6 years): 5 ml, 2 to 3 times daily before food
(7-14 years): 10ml, 2 to 3 times daily before food
Adults: 10ml, 3 times daily before food