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How to take periactin to gain weight

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Yes: It is an antihistamine that has appetite enhancing qualities and helps weight gain.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Possibly: periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) (cyproheptidine) can cause sedation and increase the appetitie.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Discuss w your DR.: Per Drugs.Com (regarding use of periactin): 'In healthy, thin individuals, weight gain of 4 kg in 56 days has been reported with a dosage of 12 mg or... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Yes, it can: Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) (cyproheptadine), is mainly used as an antihistamine, particularly for cold-induced urticaria (welts caused b... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Absolutely yes: Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) (cyproheptadine) is a very effective anti-histamine. It is quite sedating and increased appetite is and assoc... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Not withdrawal: Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) (cyproheptidine) makes you sleepy. Sometimes it makes you hungry but it's not habit-forming or addictive. If ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) (cyproheptadine) can be used to treat serotonin syndrome but it is impossible to determine how long it takes ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Yes: Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) is an older generation antihistamine (cyproheptadine) that can have side effects of dry mouth, dry eyes and a... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Cyproheptadine: Aromatic ring hydroxylation ( followed by glucuronide conjugation), and n-demethylation, end heterocyclic ring oxidation were shown to occur in man. T... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Why are you on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?: It is never a good idea to follow one drugs complications with taking another drug which will only lead to taking another drug. Who put you on Adderal... Read More

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