cyproheptadine - oral
GENERIC NAME: CYPROHEPTADINE - ORAL (SYE-proe-HEP-ta-deen)
USES: Cyproheptadine is an antihistamine used to relieve allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, sneezing, hives, and itching. It works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. This medication also blocks another natural substance in your body (serotonin).This medication should not be used in newborn or premature infants.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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