Periactin is an antihistamine. Its effect on the human body determines the substance cyproheptadine. This component drugs Periactin blocks the receptors that react to histamine. Thus, this remedy can relieve Allergy symptoms, to stop other diseases associated with the histamine (migraines, for example).
In addition, Periactin has antiserotonin action. This allows them the treatment of various conditions associated with depletion of the body, for example, if human health is undermined by anorexia, a serious disease violated metabolism.
Periactin is used for:
- Rhinitis, urticaria, hay fever and other allergic diseases;
- Atopic, contact, eczematous dermatitis, insect bites;
- Atopic dermatitis;
- Histamine headache;
- Anorexia, cachexia different origin.
Form release drugs pills and syrup. The second form is preferred for young children (from two years). Manual drug draws the attention of the patients that take it for the first time it is best night. After the beginning of treatment with this drug is accompanied by a sedative effect, drowsiness. Also, in the annotation describes the dosage and patterns of use Periactin for various reasons.
Periactin is contraindicated in:
- Angle-closure glaucoma type;
- Hyperplasia of prostate;
- Urinary retention and the tendency to edema;
- In conjunction with MAO inhibitors;
- Pregnancy and lactation.
The most common and expected complication that can accompany the treatment of Periactin is drowsiness. Manufacturers claim that this condition characterizes the beginning of use of the drug and later passes. In addition, it is possible, though more rare:
- dry mouth,
- hallucinations and etc.
It is interesting that many reviews on drugs you can read on the forum the girls who want to gain weight. Often they drink this medicine daily for a long time, and in parallel consume high-calorie and digestible foods:
-I eat ice cream or mix ice cream with bananas every day. Even cook pasta. Be Sure To Periactin. Recover not always. Sometimes for a day plus one pound, three ounces, and sometimes the weight is not moving…
-A year ago, I recovered very well on the Periactin and baby food. Then there was a very stressful time and I lost weight again to 45. Now trying again to repeat the experience with Periactin and power, but nothing happens.
-If Periactin does not help need to postpone the attempt to calm down. The body will rest and will be able to adequately gain weight!
It is obvious that this medicine really has the ability to improve the absorption of nutrients. And this is important, because, those who can’t get better, to gain a normal healthy weight, have no less than wishing to lose weight!
About the antihistamine properties drugs have mixed reviews. For example, here is a message about its complications:
-My sister is “authoritative”, said that Periactin is much stronger Phenazepam! She slept the night after one dose. Still very dry mouth. Against this background, it urticaria not seem much of a problem.
In General, this drug must appoint a physician. Because this drug is actively changes the condition of the body and can how to improve, and finally to upset.