cyproheptadine

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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GENERIC NAME: cyproheptadine

DISCONTINUED BRAND (S): Periactin

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

PRESCRIBED FOR: Cyproheptadine is used for treating various types of allergic reactions and the skin manifestations of allergic reactions.

SIDE EFFECTS:

Side effects of cyproheptadine include:

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