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Piriton Allergy Tablets

Piriton Allergy Tablets

Pack Size: 60 tablets
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Age: 6 years + Pregnancy: Not suitable Breastfeeding: Not suitable View Patient Information Leaflet

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.

Pharmacist Tip

Drowsy short-acting antihistamines like chlorphenamine in Piriton are best for treating allergies such as bites, stings and rashes where the allergy has already occurred. To prevent hay fever and other allergies try a long-acting antihistamine like cetirizine or loratidine.

Piriton has developed allergy tablets that are effective when it comes to providing relief for the symptoms of a host of different issues such as hay fever, chickenpox, insect stings and nettle rash.

The active ingredient is chlorphenamine and this is fantastic when it comes to reducing the level of itchiness and irritation felt when suffering from an allergic reaction. These tablets can also relieve redness, swelling and tenderness and can be used by kids aged 6 years and over for long-lasting relief.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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