What is Periactin?

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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Do you think periactin is good for one who has lost 20 lbs by being allergic to th drug flagyn? I have been prescribed it 3 times and have lost 8...

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According to the manufacturers, Periactin (cyproheptadine) should be avoided to the elderly debilitated patients ( and I...

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Hello Doctor, I am so depressed about my weight that I am contemplating taking ciplactin or periactin for a few months to gain weight and give me a...

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hi, you said you have been using ciplactin for few months for weight gain , you already said that you know its side effects also and you still want...

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I have had a lot of stress lately causing me to not ease and lose my appetite. I heard periactin works but I need something over the counter and...

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Welcome to Health Care Magic.
Thanks for your query.
*just minimize your stress and take proper sleep.
Automatically your appetite will...

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