Cyproheptadine is a veterinary drug used to stimulate appetite in cats, and may also work in dogs. As part of a Paw Nation series providing background about the medical problems your pet may suffer, we spoke to Dr. Andy Plauche of Lafayette Veterinary Care Center in Lafayette, La., to get some insights about the drug. You should always consult your veterinarian before giving medicine or supplements to your pet.
What is cyproheptadine?
Cyproheptadine is a type of antihistamine that is used as an appetite stimulant primarily in cats but may also work in dogs.