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Related to cyproheptadine: cyproheptadine HCl
an antihistamine with sedative, anticholinergic, and serotonin-blocking effects; used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of nasal, eye, and skin manifestations of allergic reactions, including allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and itching, and also used in the prevention of migraine, administered orally.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
An antihistamine and serotonin antagonist, C21H21N, used to relieve the symptoms of various allergic reactions, such as itching and skin rash.
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cyproheptadineAn antihistamine and serotonin antagonist drug used to allergies, itching disorders and migraine. A brand name is Periactin.
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