CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet)


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CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet) Drug and Prescription Information

CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet)

CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet) Medication Classification

CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (By mouth)

CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet) Brandname

CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet) is used for the Treatment

Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride (si proe-HEP-ta-deen hye-droe-KLOR-ide) Treats hay fever, cold, and allergy symptoms such as runny nose, watery eyes, hives, and swelling.Belongs to a class of drugs called antihistamines.

When To Not Use CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to cyproheptadine or MAO inhibitors such as Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate®. Do not give this medicine to a newborn baby. You should not take cyproheptadine if you are breastfeeding, or have glaucoma, stomach ulcers, bladder or intestine problems, or an enlarged prostate.

How Should You Use CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet)

Tablet, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often.
  • You may take your medicine with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take your medicine as soon as you remember that you have missed your dose.
  • If it is nearly time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • You should not use two doses at one time.

Proper CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet) Storage

Store CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking cyproheptadine.
  • Avoid taking other medicines that may make you sleepy, such as other cold or allergy medicines, sleeping pills, sedatives, or tranquilizers.
  • Cyproheptadine should not be taken if you are also taking a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor such as Nardil®, Marplan®, or Parnate®.

CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Let your doctor know if you have ever had asthma, heart disease, overactive thyroid, or high blood pressure.
  • Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking this medicine.
  • This medicine might make you drowsy. Be careful when driving or operating dangerous machinery.

CYPROHEPTADINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Oral) (Tablet) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Skin rash, hives, or itching
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Hallucinations
  • Trouble breathing
  • Seizures (convulsions)
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Restlessness
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Ringing or pressure inside ear
  • Dry mouth, nose, or throat
  • Stomach upset
  • Urinating more often
  • Headache

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