The effect of cyproheptadine on carbohydrate metabolism

Allan Drash, Jan Elliott, Harold Langs, A. F. Lavenstein, Robert E. Cooke

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Cyproheptadine administration has previously been demonstrated to stimulate appetite. The present study demonstrates a depression of blood glucose by cyproheptadine. while the exact mechanism has not been determined, tentative suggestions are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)340-346
Number of pages7
JournalClinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 1966

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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