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Cyproheptadine Hcl

Cyproheptadine Hcl
Cyproheptadine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Cyproheptadine is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, itching, red or watery eyes, and other symptoms of seasonal allergies (hay fever). Cyproheptadine is also used to treat other conditions such as eczema or skin reactions to insect bites. Cyproheptadine is sometimes used to treat certain types of headaches, including migraines. Cyproheptadine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Cyproheptadine Hcl
DRUG TYPE
Allergies

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use cyproheptadine if you have narrow-angle glaucoma, a stomach ulcer or obstruction, an enlarged prostate, urination problems, or if you are having an asthma attack. You also should not use cyproheptadine if you are breast-feeding a baby, if you are elderly, or if you have a debilitating disease.

Do not use this medicine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days, such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine.

You should not use antihistamine medication to make a child sleepy.

Similar Drugs

Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Cyproheptadine Hcl Tablet 4 Mg
Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride Tablet 4 Mg
Syrup 2 Mg/5 Ml

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