cyproheptadine

[sahy-proh-hep-tuh-deen]
noun Pharmacology.
a phenothiazine analogue, C 21 H 21 N, with antihistaminic action, used in the symptomatic treatment of hay fever and itching.

Origin:
1970–75; cy(clo-) + pro(pyl) + hepta- + (piperi)dine

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cyproheptadine cy·pro·hept·a·dine (sī'prō-hěp'tə-dēn)
n.
An antihistamine used to relieve the symptoms of various allergic reactions, such as itching and skin rash.

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