I continued to use moisturizing creams and lotions, Opticrom eye drops, OTC eye drops, hydrocortisone creams, Periactin
, Tagamet and antihistamines, and of course ZOLOFT
Because migraines may trigger strokelike episodes and seizures, we aggressively treat migraines in children with SWS by using preventive medications such as Periactin
(cyproheptadine), gabapentin, topiramate, and valproic acid.
25 mg q 4 weeks ACTH-Secreting Adenomas Ketoconazole Nizoral 200 mg tablets 200 mg BID Amino- Cytadren 250 mg tablets 125-250 mg BID glutethmide Metyrapone Metopirone 250 mg tablets 250 mg TID titrate per lab results Mitotane Lysodren 500 mg tablets 250-500 mg q hs Cyproheptadine Periactin
4 mg tablets 8-36 mg divided TID Growth Hormone-Secreting Adenomas Bromocriptine Parlodel 2.
Sarah said: "Stacey is now on an antihistamine called Periactin
and it seems to help.
Her doctor also prescribed Periactin
, thinking migraines could be causing her behavior.