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About Piriteze Allergy Relief Syrup
Piriteze Allergy Relief Syrup for Kids is a sugar-free oral antihistamine that provides effective relief from the symptoms of hay fever and other allergies in children aged 6 years and over. Taken once or twice daily, Piriteze can alleviate itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, and a blocked, runny nose, providing all-day relief from hay fever and helping to relieve the symptoms of skin or pet allergies.
Piriteze Allergy Relief Syrup information
What is Piriteze Syrup used for?
Piriteze Syrup is used to treat the allergic symptoms of hay fever (such as itchy or watery eyes, coughing, congestion, sneezing and a blocked or runny nose) and other allergies, such as skin allergies, pet allergies or hives. It is specially formulated as a kids’ antihistamine, meaning it’s suitable for little allergy sufferers aged 6 and over.
How does Piriteze Syrup work?
Piriteze Liquid contains an antihistamine called cetirizine hydrochloride. Antihistamines work by blocking the effects of a substance called histamine that produces the unpleasant symptoms experienced by allergy sufferers. Taking Piriteze Syrup once or twice daily (see below for dosage recommendations) will block the release of histamine and alleviate allergy symptoms such as sneezing, a runny nose, or watery eyes.
Piriteze Syrup alternatives
Millions of people suffer from hay fever (a seasonal condition caused by an allergic reaction to pollen) every year, but fortunately there are a number of effective hay fever treatments available.
Piriteze Cetirizine Hydrochloride Syrup is specially formulated for children aged 6 and over. If you’re looking for hay fever treatments for children under the age of 6, you can try one of the following:
- Piriton Syrup (suitable for children aged 1 year and over)
- Chlorphenamine Solution (suitable for children aged 1 year and over)
- Cetirizine Solution (suitable for children aged 2 years and over)
If your child is suffering from itchy, irritated or watery eyes, eye drops such Opticrom can be used from the age of 6 and up.
How do I use Piriteze Syrup?
Piriteze Syrup should be taken orally using the spoon provided to ensure the correct dose.
- Adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over should take two 5ml spoonfuls once daily.
- Children aged between 6 and 12 years old should take one 5ml spoonful twice daily — once in the morning and once in the evening.
Who is Piriteze Syrup suitable for?
Piriteze Piriteze Allergy Relief Syrup for Kids is specially formulated so that it’s suitable for children aged 6 and over; it is not recommended for children under the age of 6. For infants, Piriton Syrup may be a suitable alternative treatment. Alternatively, consult your GP about the best allergy treatments for younger children.
Piriteze Syrup ingredients
Each 1 ml of Piriteze Syrup contains 1 mg of Cetirizine Hydrochloride, Also includes Sorbitol (E420), Methyl Parahydroxybenzoate (E218) and Propyl Parahydroxybenzoate (E216)
Piriteze Syrup side effects
As with all medicines, side effects are possible (though rare) when taking Piriteze Syrup. Common side effects include:
- Headaches or dizziness
- Drowsiness or fatigue
- Dry mouth
- Sore throat
- Abdominal pain
- Runny nose
If you are concerned about any side effects you may experience while using Piriteze (including any which are not listed above), you should consult your doctor.
Piriteze Syrup warnings
If you have ever had an allergic reaction to antihistamines (or if you have severe kidney problems) you should consult your doctor before taking Piriteze or any other antihistamine.
You should also be mindful of the following warnings before taking Piriteze Syrup or administering it to a child:
- Keep out of the reach and sight of children
- Children should always take this medicine under the supervision of an adult
- Do not exceed the stated dose
- This medicine may cause drowsiness
- If symptoms persist, you should consult your doctor or pharmacist