Cypro-BC 4rl is indicared in symptomatic relief of hypersensitivity reactions including urticaria, angiocdcma, rhini1is and conjunctivitis. and in pruritic skin disorders. 1t has antimuscarinic and central sedative activity.
It is used in the prophylaxis and treatment of vascular and migraine headaches. It is indicated for the control of diarrhea associated with the carcinoid syndrome. The adjunction of the Vitamins to Cyproheptadine HCl prevents development of
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRA T!ON:
Cypro-BC ® is available as a syrup. Each 5ml contains: Cyproheptadinc Hydrochloride Thiamine hydrochloride (Vit. 81) Riboflavinc (Vit. 82) Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit. B6) Nicotinamide
Ascorbic Acid (Vic. C)
The daily dosage may be given as a single dose in the evening or in divided doses.
Hypersensitivity Reactions and Proritis:
Children (2 to 6 years): Maximum 4 teaspoonfuls per day.
Children (7 to 14 years): Maximum 6 teaspoonfuls per day.
Adolescents and Adults: Daily dosage is 12mg corresponding to 6 teaspoonfuls.
Vascular a11d ;\1igraine Headaches:
A dose of two teaspoonfuls is used for vascular and migraine headaches and may be repeated after 30 minutes; a maintenance dose of2 teaspoonfuls may be given every 6 hours.
As serotonin antagonist it heJps relieving the diarrhea associated with carcinoid
syndrome in doses of 2 to 4 teaspoonfuls every 6 hours.
Prevention of Hypovitaminosis:
Each I or 2 teaspoonfuls provide quantities of the vitamins required for the hypovitaminosis.
Cypro-BC® is a histamine HI-receptor and serotonin antagonist. As such it is used for the symptomatic relief of hypersensitivity reactions as well as in pruritic skin disorders.
Other uses are relief of migraine.
Vit, C is essential for the synthesis of collagen and intercellular material.
Vit.B1 (Thiamine) is an essential eoenzyme for carbohydrate metabolism.
Vit. B2 (Riboflavine) is essential for utilization of energy from food.
Vit. B6 is involved mainly in aminoacid metabolism. It is also involved in carbohydrate and fat metabolism. It is required for the formation of haemoglobin. Niacinamide in the form of NAO and NADP Coenzymes is involved in electron transfer reactions in the respiratory chain.