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Side effect(s) of Cyproheptadine

Read the side effects of Cyproheptadine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Central Nervous System - Sedation, sleepiness, dizziness, disturbed coordination, confusion, restlessness, excitation, nervousness, tremor, irritability, sleeplessness, tingling, convulsions, emotional state, hallucination and faintness.

Skin - Rash, edema, excessive sweating, hives and photosensitivity.

Eye and ENT - Blurred vision, double vision, fainting and ringing in the ear.

Heart - Low blood pressure, palpitations, fast heart rate and shock.

Blood - Anemia and decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

Gastrointestinal - Liver failure, dryness of mouth, stomach distress, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and jaundice.

Genitourinary - Urinary frequency, difficulty in urination, urinary retention and early menses.

Respiratory - Dryness of nose and throat, sputum, tightness of chest, wheezing and nasal stuffiness.

Miscellaneous - Fatigue, chills, headache and increased appetite/weight gain.

Other Precautions : *Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Cyproheptadine

Cyproheptadine(Periactin) generic is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic rhinitis. It blocks the action of histamine, which reduces allergy symptoms.
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