Active Ingredient History
Glutodine (Cyproheptadine), sold under the brand name Periactin or Peritol, is a first-generation antihistamine with additional antiserotonergic, anticholinergic and local anesthetic properties. Glutodine is a white to slightly yellowish crystalline solid, which is soluble in water, freely soluble in methanol, sparingly soluble in ethanol, soluble in chloroform, and practically insoluble in ether. Cyproheptadine is used to treat allergic reactions (specifically hay fever), Vasomotor rhinitis, Allergic conjunctivitis due to inhalant allergens and foods, uncomplicated allergic skin manifestations of urticaria and angioedema amelioration of allergic reactions to blood or plasma, Cold urticaria, and Dermatographism. Cyproheptadine is used off-label to treat Spasticity Associated With Spinal Cord, Migraine Headache Prophylaxis, Decreased Appetite Secondary to Chronic Disease, Drug-Induced Sexual Dysfunction, Serotonin Syndrome. NCATS
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