Pranzo jarabe 200 ml


Appetite stimulant indicated in adults and children over 2 years old for the symptomatic treatment of anorexia.


PRANZO is an appetite stimulant medication and is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of anorexia.

Do not take PRANZO if:
- If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to cyproheptadine or any of the other ingredients of PRANZO.
- In case of asthmatic crisis.
- In case of porphyria (inherited disorder of hemoglobin in the blood).

Take special care with PRANZO:
- If the history of bronchial asthma, hyperthyroidism, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and increased intraocular pressure.
The good taste of PRANZO can induce children to consume excessive amounts of the medicine, so you should keep it out of reach.

Using other medicines:
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
It should not take it together with barbiturates, benzodiazepines and other CNS depressants, antidepressants, selective inhibitors of serotonin reuptake as fluoxetine, alkalizing, sympathomimetic, oral anticoagulants, estrogens, progesterone, phenytoin, griseofulvin and MAO inhibitors.

Take with food and drink:
Should not take this medicine with alcohol. PRANZO should be taken before meals.

Use in children:
Do not administer to children under 2 years old.

This medicine contains ethanol (alcohol). If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Medicine use during pregnancy can be dangerous for the embryo or fetus and should be monitored by your doctor.
Avoid administration of this medicine during pregnancy and lactation.

Driving and using machines:
Vehicle driving or handling dangerous machinery or precision is not recommended (can reduce driving ability and reflexes).

Important information about some of the ingredients of PRANZO:
This medicine contains sucrose. If your doctor has told you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
Patients with diabetes mellitus should be aware that this medicine contains 600 mg of sucrose per dose of 2 ml.
It can cause tooth decay.
This product contains 4.89% ethanol (alcohol), which corresponds to an amount of 97.8 mg per dose of 2 ml, equivalent to 1.96 ml or 0.82 ml beer wine.
This medicine is harmful for those suffering from alcoholism.
The alcohol content should be considered in the case of pregnant women or nursing mothers, children and high risk groups such as patients with liver disease or epilepsy.
It can cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed) because it contains propyl parahydroxybenzoate, sodium salt (E-217).
This medicine may cause allergic reactions because it contains amaranth (E-123). It can cause asthma, especially in patients allergic to aspirin.

Follow these instructions unless your doctor has given you different. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have doubts.
This medicine is taken using the double measuring spoon 2 ml and 4 ml.

In children:

The usual daily dose is 1 small teaspoon (2 ml) per 4 kg. As a guideline, the following dosage schedule is recommended:

Approximate body

weight (in kg)



 2 ml teaspoon

8 - 12 kg

4 - 6 ml

2 - 3

 in 3 or 4 times daily

13 - 16 kg

6 - 8 ml

3 - 4

 in 3 or 4 times daily

17 - 20 kg

8 - 10 ml

4 - 5

 in 3 or 4 times daily

21 - 24 kg

10 - 12 ml

5 - 6

 in 3 or 4 times daily

25 - 28 kg

12 - 14 ml

6 - 7

 in 3 or 4 times daily

29 - 32 kg

14 - 16 ml

7 - 8

 in 3 or 4 times daily

33 - 36 kg

16 - 18 ml

8 - 9

 in 3 or 4 times daily

37 - 40 kg

18 - 20 ml

9 - 10

 in 3 or 4 times daily

In adults:
The normal daily dose is 1 tablespoon (4 ml) per 10 kg.
The total to be divided into 3 or 4 times daily. Not exceed more than 5 tablespoons of 4 ml per day (20 ml). Take before meals.
If symptoms worsen or persist after 30 days, you should consult a doctor.

If you take more than you should PRANZO:
Poisoning, produced only by doses far above the therapeutic causes lethargy and sometimes contrary, convulsions. Should be treated by medical staff washes stomach, sedatives if they are accurate and respiratory stimulants.
In case of overdose or accidental ingestion, immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist or call the Toxicology Information Service on +34 91 562 04 20, indicating the medicine and the amount taken.

If you forget to take PRANZO:
Do not take a double dose to make up for missed doses. Take it when you remember and the following shots separation indicated (3-4 times daily).
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Like all medicines, PRANZO can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Adverse reactions are often appear drowsiness and dizziness.
In children these effects might be desirable because it decreases the emotional stress, often associated with anorexia.
Occasionally, dry mouth, dizziness, nervousness, weakness, dry mucous membranes, headache, nausea and skin rash type allergic manifestations and edema.
Rarely can occur CNS stimulation (such as agitation, confusion, visual hallucinations).
In patients with renal impairment, administration of carnitine can produce gravis.
If you consider that some of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

It does not require any special storage conditions. Keep out of reach and sight of children.
Do not use PRANZO after the expiration date on the carton after EXP. The expiry date is the last day of that month.
Do not use PRANZO if you notice visible signs of damage or if the bottle is opened.

PRANZO composition:

Active ingredients

Per ml

2 ml measure

4 ml measure

Carnitina hidrocloruro

62,50 mg

125 mg

250 mg

Lisina hidrocloruro

1,25 mg


5 mg

Ciproheptadina hidrocloruro

0,50 mg


2 mg



48,90 mg


195,60 mg

sucrose, sodium saccharin, raspberry essence, disodium edetate sorbate potassium (E-202), propyl parahydroxybenzoate, sodium salt (E-217), amaranth (E-123) and purified water q.s.

Looks like and contents of the pack:
PRANZO is an oral solution pink.
It comes in plastic bottles opaque white, with screw cap and seal, along with a double measuring spoon (2 ml and 4 ml).
The contents of the container is 200 ml oral solution.

Authorization holder responsible for marketing and manufacturing:
Laboratorios Vinas, S.A. Provence, 386
08025 Barcelona

Source: Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products