Use of cyproheptadine to stimulate appetite and body weight gain: A systematic review

@article{Harrison2019UseOC,
  title={Use of cyproheptadine to stimulate appetite and body weight gain: A systematic review},
  author={M. Harrison and M. Norris and A. Robinson and W. Spettigue and Leanna Isserlin},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2019},
  volume={137},
  pages={62-72}
}
OBJECTIVE A systematic review identifying the use of cyproheptadine (CY) as an appetite stimulant was completed. METHOD Studies of any design exploring the efficacy of CY as an appetite stimulant in all age groups and populations were included. Primary outcomes of studies included were weight gain, appetite stimulation, and/or caloric/nutritional intake increase. The review was completed in accordance with PRISMA standards. RESULTS A total of 46 articles across 21 different treatment… Expand
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