Generic Periactin is used to treat fever, nasal inflammation, stuffy nose, red and inflamed eyes, hives, swelling and other symptoms of cold and allergy. Generic Periactin blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in your body. Periactin is also known as Cyproheptadine, Ciplactin, Periactine, Ciproral. Generic name of Generic Periactin is Cyproheptadine. Brand name of Generic Periactin is Periactin.
Generic Periactin can be taken in tablets (4mg) and syrup. You should take it by mouth.
Take Generic Periactin by mouth with or without food.
Measure the syrup form of Generic Periactin with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Periactin suddenly.
Periactin Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Periactin and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Generic Periactin overdosage: extreme sleepiness, confusion, weakness, ringing in the ears, blurred vision, large pupils, dry mouth, flushing, fever, shaking, insomnia, hallucinations, seizure.
Store at room temperature between 15 to 30 degrees C (59 to 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Periactin More Info
Active Ingredient: Cyproheptadine.
Other Ingredients: Calcium Hydrogen Phosphate E341, Lactose, Magnesium Stearate E572, Potato Starch, Pregelatinised Maize Starch,
Do not take Generic Periactin if you are allergic to Generic Periactin components.
Try to be careful with Generic Periactin if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother. Generic Periactin can harm your baby.
Do not take cyproheptadine if you have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), or tranylcypromine (Parnate) in the last 14 days.
Be careful in taking Generic Periactin if you have glaucoma or pressure in the eye, stomach ulcer, enlarged prostate, bladder problems, difficulty urinating, hyperthyroidism, hypertension, any problems with heart, asthma.
Be careful with taking Generic Periactin if you use anxiety or sleep medicines such as alprazolam (Xanax), diazepam (Valium), chlordiazepoxide (Librium), temazepam (Restoril), or triazolam (Halcion); anti-depression medications such as amitriptyline (Elavil), doxepin (Sinequan), nortriptyline (Pamelor), fluoxetine (Prozac), sertraline (Zoloft), or paroxetine (Paxil); any other medications that make you feel drowsy, sleepy, or relaxed.
Avoid machine driving while taking Generic Periactin.
Do not stop taking Generic Periactin suddenly.