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    Condition: Loss of Appetite
    4/28/2019 3:23:33 PM

    Reviewer: Mark J, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    It helped me gain 8 pounds in 4 months, however, i started to make random, jerky movements. My doctor said that it was a common symptom and long-term use can lead to serious damage of the CNS. If you take this drug, only take it in limited sessions (a few months max)

    Condition: Loss of Appetite
    6/15/2018 9:54:17 PM

    Reviewer: Comet, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    My son has been taking this for a week due to his weak hunger cues and his weight at 1 percentile for his height and age. After only a week, he went from 80 pounds, where he's been hovering for a year, to 86.3 pounds. I'm so pleased and encouraged. He is much more willing to eat and doesn't say "I'm not hungry" anymore.

    Condition: Loss of Appetite
    9/5/2017 9:53:35 PM

    Reviewer: Drew Dent, 13-18 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Before I started, I had been 128 lbs. and 6'1" for the past two or three years of my life. The result of genetics, generally lack of appetite, etc. I then was diagnosed with clinical depression and went from 128 lbs. to 116. My BMI had reached approximately that of an average sufferer of anorexia. When my psychiatrist prescribed cyproheptadine, everything changed. I went from 128 to 170 i ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Loss of Appetite
    4/23/2017 7:20:55 PM

    Reviewer: itworksforme, 25-34 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I Started 4mg on the first day and it knocked me out for 15hrs, so the past 5 days i dropped to 2mg before bed, i'm now eating like a horse and not drowsy! found this just by researching online, now i'm finishing meals and feel hungry all the time! so a big thumbs up to me! 33yrs old, 5ft 11" currently 62kg, aiming for 75kg... i'll update in a month or so!

    Condition: Loss of Appetite
    6/14/2015 4:20:24 PM

    Reviewer: Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Precribed to my 87 year old mother, who took (1) tablet and could barely urinate; took a very long time to empty bladder, very frightening for her; she did not take any more of this medication and will not be taking anymore for any reason; horrible drug. My mother does not have allergies and also does not have any kidney problems or bladder issues. She was prescribed the medication for poor appeti ... Show Full Comment

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