Cyproheptadine Marketed under the brand name Periactin, cyproheptadine is an antihistamine. The duration of administration depends on the condition being treated, response to the medication and the development of any adverse effects. Precautions and Side Effects While generally safe and effective when prescribed by a veterinarian, cyproheptadine can cause side effects in some animals. The Merck Veterinary Manual 9th ed. Please check that this is the correct company before contacting them. The most common side effect is drowsiness, which, depending on the normal activity level of your cat, you might not even notice. Marketing authorisation number periactin in animals 9.
The symptoms are usually indicative of CNS depression or conversely CNS stimulation in some and excess anticholinergic side effects. There is no recommended dosage for children under 2 years old. Precautions and Side Effects While generally safe and effective when prescribed by a veterinarian, cyproheptadine can cause side effects in some animals. The characteristic headache and feeling of malaise may disappear within an hour or two of the first dose. Diagnosis and Treatment of Anorexia in Dogs. Create a book Download as PDF Printable version.
Can Acupuncture Stimulate Appetite in Cats? Archived from the original on 8 November K ATP -specific: Aprikalim. Patients should be warned against engaging in activities requiring motor co-ordination and mental alertness, such as driving a car or operating machinery see section 4. Thus, the protective effect of cyproheptadine hydrochloride in mice may be an anti-serotonin effect. Elderly patients are more likely to experience dizziness, sedation, and hypotension. Name of the medicinal product. Mind if we pay your vet bills?