Cyproheptadine...2MG - Cyproheptadine...2MG is used to treat allergy symptoms such as runny or watery nose, itchy eyes and nose, sneezing, hives, and itching. It works by blocking a certain natural chemical that is produced when your body has an allergic reaction. This medicine also stops your body from using another natural chemical. This medicine is not recommended for use in newborns or preterm infants.
The antihistamine cyproheptadine reduces the effects of the body's endogenous chemical histamine. Runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing are symptoms related to histamine. Sneezing, runny nose, itchy, red, or watery eyes, and other seasonal allergy symptoms are treated with cyproheptadine. Other diseases are also treated with cyproheptadine, including eczema or skin reactions to insect stings.
You should not use cyproheptadine if you are allergic to it, or if:
Do not give this medicine to a newborn or premature baby. Cyproheptadine is not approved for use by anyone younger than 2 years old.
You should not use cyproheptadine if you have narrow-angle glaucoma, a stomach ulcer or blockage, enlarged prostate, urinary problems, or are having an asthma attack. In addition, you should not use cyproheptadine 2mg if you are a child, elderly, or suffering from a chronic disease. You should not take cyproheptadine if you have taken an MAO inhibitor during the past 14 days, such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine.