Information about Cyproheptadine
How Cyproheptadine works
Cyproheptadine is an antihistamine medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions. Due to constant increased energy intake and stimulation of growth hormone secretion, it stimulates the appetite too.
Severe side effects of Cyproheptadine
Dizziness, Headache, Nervousness, Sedation, Impaired coordination, Confusion, Restlessness, Excitation, Tremors, Irritability, Rash, Edema (swelling), Urticaria, Acute labyrinthitis (inflammation of inner ear), Anticholinergic effects, Tachycardia, Hemolytic anemia, Cholestasis, Liver failure, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Fatigue, Increased appetite, Weight gain, Anaphylactic shock, Early menstrual periods, Bronchiectasis
Available Medicine for Cyproheptadine
PractinDr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹40 to ₹1453 variant(s)
₹49 to ₹1452 variant(s)
Step-UPEmcee Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹43 to ₹1433 variant(s)
PeritolThemis Medicare Ltd
₹30 to ₹312 variant(s)
ApetaminTablets India Limited
HeptidinUnison Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹13 to ₹172 variant(s)
HilivTaurus Laboratories Pvt Ltd
CyprosineLibra Drugs India
₹66 to ₹1022 variant(s)
Add AppCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹11 to ₹292 variant(s)
ApeatColinz Laboratories Ltd
₹38 to ₹1052 variant(s)
Expert advice for Cyproheptadine
- Take Cyproheptadine as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
- Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Cyproheptadine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.