A 28-year-old female asked:
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i am taking periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) to increase my appetiate. iam now not in the u.s and in yemen doctors are saying it cause kidney failure is that true please reply?

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Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) may interfere with urination, but does not seem to cause significant kidney damage.
Answered on Nov 21, 2012
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