Cyproheptadine

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What Are The Uses Of Cyproheptadine?

Cyproheptadine, an anti histamine, is used in the treatment of following conditions:

  • Allergic reactions like a runny nose, watery eyes, (especially in hay fever).
  • Vasomotor rhinitis
  • Night mares related to post – traumatic stress.
  • Prevention of a migraine in children.
  • Cyclical vomiting syndrome.
  • To stimulate the appetite for weight gain.

What Are The Side Effects Of Cyproheptadine?

The most common side effects of cyproheptadine are:

  • Blurred vision.
  • Dizziness / drowsiness, sleepiness
  • Dry mouth / throat / nose.
  • Constipation.

Sometimes severe ( but rare) side effects are:

  • Restlessness.
  • Mental / mood changes.
  • Fast/irregular heart beat.
  • Difficulty in urination.
  • Tremor.

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Cyproheptadine?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug cyproheptadine or any other allergies.
  • Glaucoma
  • High blood pressure.
  • Seizures.
  • Stomach problems.
  • Heart diseases.
  • Hyperthyroidism.
  • Breathing problems.
  • Kidney diseases.

What Are The Uses Of Cyproheptadine?

Cyproheptadine, an anti histamine, is used in the treatment of following conditions:

  • Allergic reactions like a runny nose, watery eyes, (especially in hay fever).
  • Vasomotor rhinitis
  • Night mares related to post – traumatic stress.
  • Prevention of a migraine in children.
  • Cyclical vomiting syndrome.
  • To stimulate the appetite for weight gain.

What Are The Side Effects Of Cyproheptadine?

The most common side effects of cyproheptadine are:

  • Blurred vision.
  • Dizziness / drowsiness, sleepiness
  • Dry mouth / throat / nose.
  • Constipation.

Sometimes severe ( but rare) side effects are:

  • Restlessness.
  • Mental / mood changes.
  • Fast/irregular heart beat.
  • Difficulty in urination.
  • Tremor.

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Cyproheptadine?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug cyproheptadine or any other allergies.
  • Glaucoma
  • High blood pressure.
  • Seizures.
  • Stomach problems.
  • Heart diseases.
  • Hyperthyroidism.
  • Breathing problems.
  • Kidney diseases.