Definition of cyproheptadine
: a histamine and serotonin antagonist C21H21N used especially in the form of its hydrochloride to treat allergy symptoms and hives
Origin of cyproheptadine
cyclic + propyl + hepta- + piperidine
First Known Use: 1971
Medical Definition of cyproheptadine
: a histamine and serotonin antagonist C21H21N used orally in the form of its hydrochloride C21H21N·HCl especially as an antihistamine to treat allergy symptoms (as sneezing and runny nose) and hives
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