Periactin

Active Ingredient(s): Cyproheptadine
FDA Approved: * October 17, 1961
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

Cyproheptadine, sold under the brand name Periactin among others, is a first-generation antihistamine with additional anticholinergic, antiserotonergic, and local anesthetic properties. It was patented in 1959 and came into medical use in 1961.[5] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Overdose 3 Pharmacology 3.1 Pharmacodynamics 3.2 Pharmacokinetics 4 Chemistry 5 Research 6 Veterinary use 7 References Medical uses Periactin (cyproheptadine) 4 mg tablets ... [wikipedia]

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Periactin / weight gain

How can I get some Periactin to help me gain weight? ## i need sum help to gain weight ## @Erica (original poster), Peri...

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Periactin and Cyproheptad

I just started taking these pills that read cyproheptad 4 mg for > periactin 4 mg. My doctor gave them to me to help...

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periactin for weight gain

Where can I find peractin pills and how much do the pills cost? ## Because Periactin (Cyproheptadine) is a prescription ...

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periactin use for migraines

I WAS TAKING PERIACTIN FOR MY MIGRAINES, BUT I GAINED 15LBS. IN 4 MONTHS. IS THERE ANY OTHER ANIHISTAMINE THAT WORKS LIK...

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Periactin pill availability

I stay in Gaborone Botswana and want help gaining weight. I also want to know if I can find any pharmacy around my area ...

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Periactin

I have an appointment soon, and that's what i am going to see the doctor for. I am about to start taking the Periact...

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is periactin habit forming

My 79 year old mom was prescribed periactin for weight gain. I was wondering if it's habit forming? She's afraid...

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is periactin a steroid

So is it not a steroid based drug? ## Hello, McDaniel94! How are you? No, Periactin contains the active ingredient Cypro...

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Does Periactin help you weight gain?

Does Periactin really work for weight gain ## I've tried it! It opens ur appetite and makes u gain weight, but it ma...

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I need periactin for weight gain

I am 31 age old and weight 50 I need weight gain ## I need to gain some weight, I am very skinny. ## Yes i just started ...

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