Generic Name: Periactin
What is Periactin?
For migraine Take 1 tablet when you are getting the migraine Take another one, if needed, after 30 minutes. Then take 1 tablet every 4-6 hours to maintain relief.
Do not take more than 2 tablets in any 4-6 hour period. Children under 2 years Do not give Periactin to children under 2 years of age.
Always read all product packaging and labels prior to use. Warnings Do not take Periactin if: You are allergic hypersensitive to cyproheptadine or any of the other ingredients of Periactin. You are taking a type of medicine called a monoamine oxidase inhibitor MAOI for depression, such as meclobemide, phenelzine, tranylcypramine, linezolid or pargyline.
You have rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.
Yes thry do work I took them before but you have to keep taking them or your weight will drop off like never before. How much weight did you gain after the second week. I have the same problem. Periactin is working but shuld I stop using then I loose weight and my apetite disapears. It seems you have to take it for the rest of your life.
I was 28 and I gained up to 34. No I wondering if is there any injection for weight gain. Where else can u buy the EAS-Whey Protein and do u just take it with meals because i rather try that then the periactin only because of the drowsiness, have a 6yr old son and i cant take chance on being drowsiness and not waking up for work on time even though i know with out a doubt it will make me gain i just dont know best time to take it.
Also in currently drinking weight gainer from GNC but not on regular basis cuz it constipates me but i despertly need to try something quick. It does work and works fast. The directions on the Rx bottle will be 'Take 1 tablet daily at bedtime' I was on the 10mg formula and I shot up to 130 lbs in about 2 months!.
How should I take Periactin?
My doctor has recommended that we start Periactin for my son, who's 32 months and 25 pounds. He recommended that he take 1 tsp 3 times a day, which seems like a lot to me. On that low dose, he seemed really tired and out of it all day.
She is due for another weighing next month but at her last weighing, she was under 20 lbs. She has definitely gained weight. Initially we tried the meds for 2 weeks and thought they weren't working and only saw the negative side effects.
What should I avoid while taking Periactin?
Posted by emr on Oct 08, 2011 at 6:06am We tried Periactin in concert with the Concerta and it just made her t i r e d and had hand tremors. Posted by JMoss73 on Sep 29, 2012 at 12:08pm Our developmental pediatrician has my DD on pediasure we do a homemade vresion that she likes which is heavy cream, whole milk and chocolate sauce.
Posted by vowedmom on Oct 05, 2012 at 8:46am to emr Can you provide an article to back up the claim that concerta stunts growth hormone production. Posted by happydays on Jun 02, 2013 at 2:01am My son, who was not gaining or growing was given periactin.
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How much of this stuff is safe to take I believe they are 5mg tabletsand do you believe this could cause visual hallucinations.
Periactin side effects
It was so easy putting on the weight with periactin but its hard getting it off. Hey, I was wondering if taking one pill 4mg a day to gain weight. Yes thry do work I took them before but you have to keep taking them or your weight will drop off like never before. How much weight did you gain after the second week.
I have the same problem. Periactin is working but shuld I stop using then I loose weight and my apetite disapears. It seems you have to take it for the rest of your life. I was 28 and I gained up to 34.
Common Periactin ide effects may include:
Some people are more resistant than others.
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It is can help stop runny nose, watery eyes, and itchy rash.
Serotonin in blood on 3 occasions to ensure serotonin isnt low as this will make this worse.
I used tp take this in my country but I could get it over the counter, but now i live in america and I cant seem to find it anywhere : READ MORE 19 Like josephinek josephinek hey i need help is perictin the same as toractin READ MORE Like Kathi MacNaughton Kathi MacNaughton Yes, Josephine. They appear to be the same drug, available in different parts of the world. This is also the type of question you could ask your local pharmacist, if you wanted an immediate answer.
She has been looking for a way to increase her appetite in hopes to gain some weight.
Where can I get more information?
Consult a doctor or other health care professional for diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
It's not a major issue.