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Piriton Tablets

Piriton Tablets (60 tablets)

Order before 4pm for delivery from Wed. 14 Nov.

Description for Piriton Tablets

Piriton Allergy Tablets (60 tablets): Piriton tablets contain the active ingredient chlorphenamine, an antihistamine that helps to fight the symptoms of allergies. Use Piriton tablets to relieve symptoms of allergies such as insect bites, nettle rash and hay fever as well as rashes and other skin reactions.
 

Product Information

  • Age: 6 years +

    Maximum per order: 3

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

Piriton Allergy

Newly developed allergy tablets by Piriton are capable of alleviating symptoms of several different allergic conditions, such as hay fever, insect stings, chickenpox and nettle rash.

Piriton products contain the chlorphenamine as the active ingredient. Chlorphenamine is a sedating antihistamine. This kind of medicine prevents naturally occurring histamine from causing a chain reaction in response to allergens (such as pet fur, or pollen). Chlorphenamine blocks histamine receptors in the body, stopping histamine from beginning this reaction that leads to symptoms appearing.

Chlorphenamine is known as a sedating antihistamine as it affects the brain directly, and causes drowsiness.

Chlorphenamine is particularly effective against chickenpox due to the fact that causes drowsiness on top of its antihistamine effect. Generally itching can get worse at night, particularly in children, so the sedating effect helps reduce this symptom when it’s most problematic.

Pharmacist’s Tip:

Drowsiness causing antihistamines such as chlorphenamine are very good at treating allergic reactions like stings, bites, and rashes, as the allergy has already occurred. For treating of longer term allergies like hay fever, a long-acting antihistamine such as cetirizine or loratidine may be more effective.

*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

Adults and children aged 12 years and over:

Take one tablet every 4 to 6 hours.

Do not exceed the maximum daily dose of 6 tablets in 24 hour period.

Children aged 6 to 12 years:

Give half a tablet every 4 to 6 hours.

Do not exceed the maximum daily dose of 3 tablets in 24 hour period.

Not everyone will experience side effects when they take medication, however if you do they can include:

Drowsiness or sedation, blurred vision, dry mouth, nausea, dizziness, headache, fatigue, difficulty concentrating and/or co-ordinating.

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:

Chlorphenamine Maleate 4mg.

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Lactose, Maize Starch, Yellow Iron Oxide (E172), Magnesium Stearate and Water.


Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

  • Avoid use if allergic to antihistamines or if MAOI medication is being taken. 
  • Patients with glaucoma, epilepsy, prostatic hypertrophy, heart disease or elevated blood pressure, asthma, bronchitis, thyrotoxicosis or liver disease should use this medication with caution. 
  • These tablets should only be taken during lactation or pregnancy only on medical advice. 
  • Do not consume alcohol when taking these tablets.
  • Keep ot of reach and sight of children.


Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

Delivery & Shipping Information

 

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • DPD Next Day - 1 working day - £6.95
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

Important Delivery Information

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail (unless stated). We always aim to dispatch all Royal Mail orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. We aim to dispatch all DPD orders placed before 3pm on the same working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders are subject to approval by our team of doctors and pharmacists. Your delivery date in the checkout is subject to your consultation being approved by our healthcare team.

All orders can be fully tracked from your dispatch email and in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

 

Royal Mail

Royal Mail are the most widely recognised mail delivery company in the UK. Being on the UK’s 29 million doorsteps six days a week means they offer unparalleled price and convenience. The Independent Pharmacy uses Royal Mail’s Tracked 48, Tracked 24, and Special Delivery Guaranteed parcel services to offer reliable, fully-tracked delivery at very competitive prices. Your Royal Mail parcel will arrive with your normal daily delivery of post.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

DPD

DPD Local is the most innovative parcel carrier around. Thanks to their industry-leading Predict service, they provide parcel recipients with a one hour delivery window, notified by email, so you don't have to wait in all day. What's more, it enables receivers to watch the progress of their delivery on a real-time map, all the way down to a final 15 minute time-slot. 

As well as keeping customers informed at every stage of the journey, DPD believe in maximising choice and convenience. That's why DPD provide access to a suite of options both on the day of delivery and the night before, allowing customers to take delivery of their goods in a way that suits. If you wish to reschedule, you can:

  • Select an alternative delivery date
  • Opt for delivery to a nominated neighbour
  • Have the parcel left in a specified safe place
  • Collect the parcel from your local DPD Pickup Shop
  • Upgrade delivery to By 12

Please note: DPD do not deliver on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

Once a package has been shipped with DPD we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

Forwarding houses

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

 

BFPO Postcodes

Unfortunately we are unable to deliver medicines to BFPO postcodes.

 

Remote Areas

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

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