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Periactin (brand name) cyproheptadine (generic name) is an antihistamine used to treat allergic reactions by blocking the histamines. The drug is used to for various types of allergic reactions including skin reactions. Off-label (non-FDA approved uses) include spasticity associated with spinal cord injury and preventing migraine headaches. There are numerous side effects of this medication and some include:

Dosing, drug and supplement interactions, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety should be reviewed prior to taking this drug.

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