cyproheptadine

noun
cy·​pro·​hep·​ta·​dine | \ ˌsī-prō-ˈhep-tə-ˌdēn How to pronounce cyproheptadine (audio) \

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 (such as sneezing and runny nose) and hives

First Known Use of cyproheptadine

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyproheptadine

cyclic + propyl + hepta- + piperidine

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The first known use of cyproheptadine was in 1971

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“Cyproheptadine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyproheptadine. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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cyproheptadine

noun
cy·​pro·​hep·​ta·​dine | \ ˌsī-prō-ˈhep-tə-ˌdēn How to pronounce cyproheptadine (audio) \

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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