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Cyproheptadine

(sye-proe-HEP-tuh-deen)

Cyproheptadine (Periactin) is used to relive allergic symptoms.

It is also used to relive headaches, and motion sickness, and may also be prescribed to your child to increase his or her appetite.

Cyproheptadine comes in syrup and tablet forms.

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 12/2013