Cyproheptadine

Back to search
Scientific Name: Cyproheptadine
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Merck and co inc
Mechanism Of Action Cyproheptadine appears to exert its antihistamine and antiserotonin effects by competing with free histamine and serotonin for binding at their respective receptors.
Description of the Drug: Cyproheptadine is a combined serotonin and histamine antagonist used in the treatment of allergic symptoms, for appetite stimulation, and off-label in the treatment of serotonin syndrome.
Protein Data Bank:
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00434