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Synonyms for cyproheptadine

an antihistamine (trade name Periactin) used to treat some allergic reactions


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Reversal of antidepressant activity of fluoxetine by cyproheptadine in three patients.
Adverse interaction of fluoxetine and cyproheptadine in two patients with bulimia.
Medical agents for treating Cushing's syndrome Adrenal steroidogenesis Drugs modulating ACTH release inhibitors from the pituitary Metyrapone Dopamine agonists Ketoconazole Somatostatin analogues Mitotane Cyproheptadine Aminoglutethimide Ritanserine Trilostane Sodium valproate Etomidate PPAR agonists
Interventions for Anorexia Recommended for Practice * Corticosteroids --Dexamethasone --Methylprednisolone --Prednisolone * Progestins --Medroxyprogesterone --Megestrol acetate Likely to Be Effective * Dietary counseling Effectiveness Not Established * Cyproheptadine * Eicosapentaenoic acid * Erythropoietin * Ghrelin * Metoclopramide * Oral branched-chain amino acids * Pentoxifylline * Thalidomide Effectiveness Unlikely * Cannabinoids * Hydrazine sulfate * Melatonin Note.
Cyproheptadine is effective in only a small number of cases.
Drugs that would be allowable at therapeutic levels, but would have to be declared in the veterinary repository or announced by the auctioneer, are cyproheptadine, pergolide, and antibiotics.
These include the anti-epileptic drugs topiramate (Topamax) and sodium valproate (Depakote), tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil) and nortriptyline (Pamelor), beta blockers such as propranolol (Inderal), calcium blockers such as verapamil, and the antihistamine cyproheptadine (Periactin) in children.
The most common inappropriate drug choices involved propoxyphene, diphenhydramine, hydroxyzine, oxybutynin, amitriptyline, and cyproheptadine.
10] Divalproex Gabapentin Tricyclic antidepressants Some NSAIDs Topiramate Riboflavin Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors Verapamil Second Line Antiepileptic drugs Methysergide * Monoamine oxidase inhibitors * Low First Line Second Line Carbamazepine Cyproheptadine Lithium * Phenytoin * Associated with significant adverse effects.
Proposed alternative treatments of dermonecrotic lesions include the administration of hyperbaric oxygen, topical nitroglycerin, and cyproheptadine, but research on these therapies is inconclusive, and thus their use is not recommended.
Pergolide or cyproheptadine are the two most commonly used drugs that have shown positive results in combating the effects of Cushing's disease However, until the Michigan Cushing's Project, no study had ever been conducted to determine which drug was most effective.
Another option is to switch the patient to an antidepressant such as mirtazapine, which does not have sexual side effects, or to use one of the many prescription remedies such as sildenafil or cyproheptadine, he said.
Cyproheptadine, an imipramine-like agent, which reliably improves appetite and sleep and less reliably cures depressions, was on sale as a tonic.
Only the nonselective serotonin antagonist cyproheptadine has been shown effective in attenuating NCE on the first postshift day (Grigson & Flaherty, 1991), but whether the drug interferes with the comparison process or the response to it has not yet been determined.
Pentylene tetrazole (PTZ), Scopolamine Ha, Cyproheptadine HCL, Yohimbine, Strychnine, Atropine HCL, Naloxone and Caffeine HCL (Sigma Chemicals Co.