Cyproheptadine

What is Cyproheptadine?

Cyproheptadine , sold under the brand name Periactin or Peritol, is a first-generation antihistamine with additional anticholinergic, antiserotonergic, and local anesthetic properties.

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child 12 yrs old 170 lbs, 4'7'' has asthma and doctor prescribed cyproheptadine and said would help with his asthma but won't that combat his weight...

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There is no recommendation of cyproheptadine for bronchial asthma. We use what are called preventors...

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i am skinny and i had consulted a chemist and he gave me 10 days course of medinces. Cyproheptadine 4mg ( before lunch and dinner ) Dexona 0.5 mg (...

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what are the side effects of cypon it is the medicine given to children to increase appiatie. my child is 2 years 2 months n is very fussy about...

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thank you for your query.
cypon syrup is used for Loss of appetite, weight loss, anorexia nervosa & as an adjunct with anti-tubercular regimen...

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what are the side effects of cypon it is the medicine given to children to increase appiatie. my child is 2 years 2 months n is very fussy about...

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child 12 yrs old 170 lbs, 4'7'' has asthma and doctor prescribed cyproheptadine and said would help with his asthma but won't that combat his weight...

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i am skinny and i had consulted a chemist and he gave me 10 days course of medinces. Cyproheptadine 4mg ( before lunch and dinner ) Dexona 0.5 mg (...

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