Cyproheptadine HCI Tablets help to relieve asthma and allergic reactions symptoms. This antihistamine also works to increase the appetite of cats.
Who is Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg for?
Dogs, cats and horses.
Why use Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg?
This potent antihistamine is an excellent asthma and allergy therapy. It can also be used to treat heading and Cushing's disease in horses, as well as regulate serotonin syndrome in a range of species.
How does Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg work?
The earliest indications of improvement after beginning treatment with this triple-action medicine for appetite stimulation, antihistamine, and serotonin syndrome generally appear within hours. It will take many days to observe the full symptoms of action, and if given to a horse, evidence of effect may not appear for weeks to months.
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How is Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg sold?
Single 4mg tablets
What are the side effects of Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg?
High dosages of this product, like any other antihistamine, might have anticholinergic effects. Elevated body temperature, increased heart rate, dry mouth, increased ocular pressure in animals prone to glaucoma, and urinary retention are some of the side effects. Cats occasionally have "paradoxical" reactions that cause excitement. Drowsiness is a common adverse effect of this medicine.
What special precautions are there?
Severe reactions, such as excitability, seizures, lethargy, coma, increased heart rate, inability to urinate, or fever, could occur. If you notice any of these symptoms, pursue emergency treatment. Keep away from children.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Cyproheptadine HCl Tablet 4 mg?
Keep at room temperature between 68-77° F
This medicine is a long-term therapy for animals suffering from a lack of appetite, allergies, or serotonin syndrome. Results usually appear within hours of administration. However, complete results may take weeks to appear. Horses may take weeks or months to show indications of improvement.
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.