Cyproheptadine Oral Tablet 4Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cyproheptadine: Oral tablet (4mg)

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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
Breckenridge Inc
Pill Identification: CYP 
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: 93 2929 
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
AvKARE, Inc.
Pill Identification: CYP 

What is this Medicine?

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

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Periactin: Oral tablet (4mg)
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Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 4mg Tablet

NDC: 519910838
  • 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 4mg Tablet
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Breckenridge Inc
Pill Identification: CYP 
Shape: round
Color: white
Daily Life Interactions for Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride 4mg Tablet

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 4mg Tablet(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.


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