Cyproheptadine Oral Solution 2Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
show timeout overlay link

Your Session Is About to Expire

This online session is about to expire due to inactivity. Click Continue to return to page.

  • myWeekly Ad

Cyproheptadine: Oral solution (2mg)

Also see:
  • Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Find other class related drugs
  • Find additional patient usage statistics

Visit Drug Summary Page
Drug Image file default-drug-image.png
Cyproheptadine 2mg/5ml Syr
Drug Image file default-drug-image.png
Cyproheptadine 2mg/5ml Syr

What is this Medicine?

CYPROHEPTADINE (si proe HEP ta deen) is a histamine blocker. This medicine is used to treat allergy symptoms. It is can help stop runny nose, watery eyes, and itchy rash.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Cyproheptadine: Oral solution(2mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information
Select a Medication

Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg/5ml Syrup

NDC: 649800504
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pruritus, Angioedema, Vasomotor Rhinitis, Dermatographism, Anaphylaxis, Allergic Conjunctivitis, Urticaria, Allergic Rhinitis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cushing's Syndrome, Migraine Prophylaxis, Anorexia, Spasticity, Anorgasmy

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg/5ml Syrup
Daily Life Interactions for Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg/5ml Syrup

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 2mg/5ml Syrup(Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


Learning More About
Visit the Drug Summary page where you can:
  • Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Find other class related drugs
  • Find additional patient usage statistics
Learn More
Patient Experiences with Cyproheptadine

Be the first to share your experience!

We want to help our customers stay educated about the medications they are taking. Submit your own observations and experiences to benefit others.

Average Scores
Easy to Take 
0 / 5
0 / 5
Works as Intended 
0 / 5
0 / 5
Tolerable 
0 / 5
0 / 5