Liv 52 drops is an Ayurvedic growth tonic which has no side effects like cyproheptadine. Cyproheptadine inhibits growth hormone secretion during sleep, possibly by antagonizing serotoninergic mechanisms. Liv 52 drops increases bile secretion, restores liver function and corrects metabolism, improves digestion and assimilation, increases serum protein and helps in weight gain and does not cause drowsiness unlike conventional preparations. So in loss of appetite and suboptimal growth we can use Liv 52 drops. It is useful for infants and children. Grown up can use Liv 52 syrup.