- Country of manufactureUnited States
Cyproheptadine or better known as Periactin is basically an antihistaminic, anticholinogenic and antiserotonergic negotiator. It is basically used to treat allergic reactions. The allergic reaction that it treats best is hay fever. It also shows effective results in the treatment of nightmares which take away the sleep of people. The kind of nightmare that is being talked about in here is post traumatic stress disorder. It is also used in the treatment of serotonin syndrome which is a series of symptoms seen as result of intaking serotonergic drugs and also to treat diseases like carcinoid which is caused by the over production of serotonin by tumor cells.