Hi my son is 11 years old he is very skiny boy (59pound 4.7feet tall) in order to gain some weight his doctor give him cyprohyptadine 4mg tab ounce a day for 5 month iam worry about the side effect for long terme how much this drug is safe for 11 years boy?
I'm sorry I can't comment on the ling term side effects of cyproheptadine. The reviews about it's use to gain weight are quite positive.
The link below has information about known side effects. Like with all medicines, some people may have no side effects and some may experience a few and some people may experience a whole lot.
- Cyproheptadine Information for Consumers
- Cyproheptadine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cyproheptadine (detailed)
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