cyproheptadine


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cy·pro·hep·ta·dine

 (sī′prō-hĕp′tə-dēn′)
n.
An antihistamine and serotonin antagonist, C21H21N, used to relieve the symptoms of various allergic reactions, such as itching and skin rash.

cyproheptadine

(ˌsaɪprəʊˈhɛptəˌdiːn)
n
a type of antihistamine drug used in the treatment of allergies
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Noun1.cyproheptadine - 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
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cyproheptadine

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