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Uplat Capsule and Syrup: Uses, How it works, Dosage, Side Effects

Uplat is an Indian dietary supplement containing Carica papaya extract 350mg and Tinospora cordifolia extract 150mg as active ingredients. Uplat capsules and syrup are used in the management of thrombocytopenia due to Dengue, Chemotherapy, Malaria, Viral infection, Liver Cirrhosis, Hepatitis B, ITP & others. Thrombocytopenia is a condition in which you have a low blood platelet count. Platelets (thrombocytes) are colorless blood cells that help blood clot. Platelets stop bleeding by clumping and forming plugs in blood vessel injuries.

Benefits of Uplat syrup and capsule include:

  • A rich source of biochemical constituents like flavonids, glycosides, alkaloids, glutathione and glucosinolates
  • Helps to boost platelet count
  • Assists in stimulating the genes responsible for the production of platelets 

How Uplat Capsule and Syrup works

Uplat capsule and syrup contain Carica papaya extract and Tinospora cordifolia. Carica papaya is a rich source of complex biochemical constituents including flavonoids, glycosides, alkaloids, glutathione & glucosinolates that helps boost the number of platelets by stimulating bone marrow. C. papaya boosts platelet count by increasing megakaryocytic production. It can also prevent platelet destruction in the blood and thereby increase the life of the platelet in circulation.

Studies indicate that Carica papaya & Tinospora cordifolia extracts show immunomodulatory activity. T. cordifolia exhibits an increase in the WBC counts & bone marrow cells significantly indicating a stimulatory effect on the entire hemopoietic system.

How to take Uplat capsule and syrup

 The usual dosage of Uplat Capsule and Syrup is as follows:  

•          Two capsules once (stat) in a day -if the platelet count is above 50,000

•          Two capsules in the morning & two in the evening- if the platelet count is below 50,000

Duration: 5-10 days in Dengue/Malaria/Viral

                   15-30 days in ITP/Liver Cirrhosis

What happens if I miss a dose?

Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Can a pregnant woman take Uplat capsule and syrup?

Uplat capsules and syrup should be avoided during pregnancy because studies in pregnant women or animals are not available. As it is not known whether the ingredients cross the placental barrier in humans, the drug should only be used if your doctor says you can do so.

There is some evidence that unprocessed papain, one of the chemicals found in papaya, might poison the fetus or cause birth defects. Also, tell your doctor about any alternative medicines or supplements you take, even if the label says “natural.” And if you get any new prescriptions while you’re pregnant, make sure the people who prescribe them know that you’re pregnant.

Can a breastfeeding woman take Uplat capsule and syrup?

Uplat capsules and Syrup should be avoided during breastfeeding because studies in breastfeeding women or animals are not available. As it is not known whether the ingredients are excreted into maternal milk in humans.

Who should not use Uplat capsules and syrup?

You should avoid Uplat capsule and syrup if you are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients

What are the side effects of Uplat capsule and syrup?

Uplat Capsule and Syrup can cause side effects, tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:

  • Severe stomach or abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Persistent headache
  • Vomiting
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Severe drowsiness
  • Inability to move
  • Allergic reactions

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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