The effect of cyproheptadine on carbohydrate metabolism

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

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Abstract

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
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 1966

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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    Drash, A., Elliott, J., Langs, H., Lavenstein, A. F., & Cooke, R. E. (1966). The effect of cyproheptadine on carbohydrate metabolism. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, 7(3), 340-346. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpt196673340