2 patient evaluations for Cyproheptadine

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Jan 25, 2017 (Started Jan 03, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Take this before bed when you have insomnia, racing thoughts, or any inability to sleep. It usually acts within 2 hours. Don't take too much, as the sleepiness and grogginess can last 12 to 18 hours. When your sleep returns to normal, stop taking Cypromin. If this antihistamine doesn't make you sleepy, try other brands.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Oct 16, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for weight gain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nightmares)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased appetite)
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: it is great to take if you want to gain weight like i do it is when you go off it you will loose the wieght if you have not trained yourself to stay eating on that pattern but i love it
Side effects: increased appetite

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