cyproheptadine HCl

cyproheptadine HCl (sī´prōhep´tədēn´),

n brand name: Periactin;
drug class: antihistamine H1 receptor antogonist;
action: acts on blood vessels, gastrointestinal and respiratory systems by competing with histamine for H1 receptor site;
uses: allergy symptoms, rhinitis, pruritus, cold urticaria.
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5 mg tablet and Cyproheptadine HCl (Pronicy 4), both from Jakarta, Indonesia, were unregistered drug products and may cause potential danger or injury to consumers.