Periactin


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Noun1.Periactin - an antihistamine (trade name Periactin) used to treat some allergic reactions
antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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The product was previously marketed under the brand name Periactin Syrup, 2 mg/5 mL, of Merck and Co., Inc.
Periactin is an antihistamine that when given at bedtime is a simple, effective, and safe strategy for children younger than 10 years who are not overweight.
This physician finally prescribed periactin for the itching, tagamet as a H2 histamine inhibitor, and Zoloft for my depression.
Because migraines may trigger strokelike episodes and seizures, we aggressively treat migraines in children with SWS by using preventive medications such as Periactin (cyproheptadine), gabapentin, topiramate, and valproic acid.