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Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg Rx

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Product Description

Cyproheptadine HCI Tablets are antihistamines that treat asthma and allergies. This medication is also useful for stimulating the cats' appetites.

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Who is Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg for?

For use in horses, cats, and dogs.

Why use Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg?

Features of Cyproheptadine HCI:
  • Treats asthma and allergies
  • Manages serotonin syndrome
  • Acts as an appetite stimulant in cats
  • Treats Cushing's disease and headshaking in horses

How does Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg work?

Cyproheptadine HCI will generally start working in a matter of hours as a treatment for serotonin syndrome, antihistamine, and appetite stimulant. Several days of treatment could be required in order to achieve the full effect. When treating horses, it could take weeks to months to see an effect.

Manufacturer:

Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc

Active ingredient(s):

Cyproheptadine HCl

How is Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg sold?

Single 4mg tablets

What are the side effects of Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg?

A common reaction is drowsiness.

Periodically, a cat may have a "paradoxical" reaction, which causes excitement.

Like other antihistamines, anticholinergic effects occur at overdose or higher doses. These effects include:
  • Elevated body temperature
  • Increased heart rate
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased eye pressure in patients who are predisposed to glaucoma
  • Urine retention

What special precautions are there?

If your pet experiences any of the following symptoms, notify your veterinarian.
  • Fever
  • Inability to urinate
  • Increased heart rate
  • Coma
  • Lethargy
  • Seizures
  • Excitement

What to do if overdose?

Immediately contact your closest animal hospital.

How can I store Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg?

Store at room temperature.

Helpful Tips:

Cyproheptadine HCI will generally start working in a matter of hours as a treatment for serotonin syndrome, antihistamine, and appetite stimulant. Several days of treatment could be required in order to achieve the full effect. When treating horses, it could take weeks to months to see an effect.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

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Use as prescribed by your vet.

Main Ingredients

Cyproheptadine HCl

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