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

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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: Z 2929 
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: par 043 
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
Cypress Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: CYP 
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 2929 
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: Z 2929 
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Periactin 4mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: PERIACTIN  |  MSD 62
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
AvKARE, Inc.
Pill Identification: CYP 
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
Breckenridge Inc
Pill Identification: CYP 
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
Ivax Pharmaceuticals Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: Z 2929 
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Cyproheptadine 4mg Tab
Ivax Corporation a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: Z 2929 

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 Generic Drugs : Cyproheptadine: Oral tablet (4mg)
In-Depth Information

Periactin 4mg Tablet

NDC: 000060062
  • 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

Periactin 4mg Tablet
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: PERIACTIN  |  MSD 62
Shape: round
Color: white
Daily Life Interactions for Periactin 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 Periactin 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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