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Cyproheptadine - prescribed or over-the-counter?

Posted 18 Feb 2015 by Sarah4567 1 answer

Is Periactin (cyproheptadine) an over-the-counter drug or does it have to be prescribed by your doctor?

Methotrexate and anorexia?

Posted 16 Apr 2017 by ShadowDancer56 1 answer

Hi I'm a recovered anorexic which I've been anorexic for nigh on 30 years. I have just been diagnosed with RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS. The specialist I saw last week has put me on methotrexate 15mg once a week. And 5mg folic acid once a week. My main concern is that methotrexate will trigger my ...

Doctors can't figure out whats wrong with me?

Posted 14 Dec 2016 by Kjmannion 1 answer

In high school and part of my college years I suffered from Anorexia combined with serious alcohol usage. Over a year ago I began to experience blurred vision. No floaters or weird lights or blackness or anything, just blurred vision like when you take your glasses off. It is better and worse some ...

Is something wrong with my heart or is it all in my head?

Posted 25 Oct 2016 by Kjmannion 1 answer

To start off with, I had anorexia for 6 years combined with serious alcohol consumption. During the 6 years at my lowest weight (around 103) I felt some chest pain and it scared me so much I got back up to around 112 and it seemed to just go away. Fast forward to this year (I had anorexia through ...

Periactin - Is it otc? Where can I get it from USA?

Posted 20 Apr 2015 by cuzcuz73 3 answers

Can you buy it over the counter or does it have to be a prescription? I suffer from weight loss due to stress and it gets so bad I get migraines everyother day. I can't sleep or eat. I'm afraid by the time I snap out of it I will be so little ppl might think I was on drugs

Cyproheptadine - how long for drowsiness and sleepiness?

Posted 22 Jul 2016 by kiing 1 answer

i'm on day 2 of cypro 2mg 1st day dizzy and sleepy day 2 dizziness calmed down but sleepiness is still there how long does this usually last ?

Cyproheptadine - When is the best time of day to take Cyproheptad?

Posted 25 Jul 2016 by aduvall24 0 answers

I've read a lot of reviews that mention Cyproheptad makes you tired. My Doctor perscribe 4mg for weight gain. How often should I take it and what is the best time of day? I'm 5'8 113lbs, looking to get to 140.

Is it safe to take cyproheptadine apetamin tablets?

Posted 15 Oct 2015 by Lyn29 1 answer

Hi im breastfeeding mum,im underweight my baby is 11 months i heard this tablet can gain weight for 5 to 7 pounds a week.sometimes i feel ashame of myself.everytime i go out everyone staring at me saying im too i tried a lot but none works so i wanted to try this,question is do i need to ...

What is causing this stomach and back pain? Could it be meds or my body giving up?

Posted 29 May 2016 by danilizm7603 2 answers

I love my declining health either do from anorexia damage or body just failing itself or combo of both. This is how I feel and tried to explain it. But it's hard to explain things and the amount of pain and types of pain. Pain in my stomach comes sudden,sharp, stabbing pain on lower left ...

Can humans take cyproheptadine? Because I tried to purchase some but I read it's only for animals?

Posted 4 Jun 2016 by MochaAmor 2 answers

Hey I'm Tashika I had a question I'm currently suffering from anorexia And was trying to order some cyproheptadine in the hopes of gaining weight gaining confidence in my self because I've been thin my whole life but when I tried to purchase some it says that the product is for ...

Cyproheptadine - How long does it take cypropheptadine increase your appetite?

Posted 17 Dec 2015 by sdr0180 0 answers

I've taken the pills (4 mg) 3x a day for two days and have experienced no increase in appetite. This morning I took two to see if I needed a higher dose but still nothing. Only effect I've had is I have been tired, but not as tired as I was when I first took it. Am I not taking it right? ...

My 22 yr old daughter suffers with anorexia?

Posted 15 Feb 2016 by Amo135 1 answer

She was recently diagnosed with yeast in her esophogus and gastritis through an endoscope. Could her anorexia be contributing to these health issues ? She has been through treatment and now insists she's fine but still very restrictive eating habits . I'm so worried about her-Thank you !

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