cyproheptadine

(SY-proh-HEP-tuh-deen)

A drug that is used to treat asthma, allergies, and colds, and to relieve itching caused by certain skin disorders. It has also been used to stimulate appetite and weight gain, and is being studied in the treatment of weight loss caused by cancer and its treatment. Cyproheptadine belongs to the family of drugs called antihistamines.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "cyproheptadine"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "ciproheptadina"

Medicamento que se usa para tratar el asma, las alergias y los resfriados, y para aliviar la picazón causada por ciertos trastornos de la piel. También se ha usado para estimular el apetito y el aumento de peso, y está en estudio para tratar la pérdida de peso causada por el cáncer y su tratamiento. La ciproheptadina es un tipo de antihistamínico.