- Allergy relief: Effectively treat various allergy symptoms like sneezing, itching, and watery eyes.
- Fast-acting: Starts working within 30 minutes, providing quick symptom relief.
- Sleep aid: Can help users with allergy-related sleep disturbances.
Piriton Tablets contains chlorpheniramine, an effective antihistamine that provides fast relief from hayfever and allergies.
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About Piriton Tablets
What is Piriton used for?
Piriton is an antihistamine medication used to relieve symptoms of various allergic conditions such as hay fever, pet allergies, dust mite allergies, and skin allergies like urticaria (hives) or insect bites.
How long does it take for Piriton to work?
Piriton typically starts working within 30 minutes of ingestion, providing fast relief from allergy symptoms.
How often can I take Piriton?
For adults and children over 12 years: One tablet (4mg) or 10ml of Piriton liquid every 4 to 6 hours, up to a maximum of 6 tablets or 30ml in 24 hours. For children aged 6 to 12 years: Half a tablet (2mg) or 5ml of Piriton liquid every 4 to 6 hours, up to a maximum of 3 tablets or 15ml in 24 hours. Always follow the recommended dosage and consult a healthcare professional before using Piriton.
Can I take Piriton with other medications?
Piriton may interact with certain medications, such as sedatives, antidepressants, or medications for anxiety. Consult a healthcare professional before using Piriton if you are taking any other medications.
Can children use Piriton?
Piriton can be used in children, but consult a healthcare professional for the appropriate dosage and advice.
Piriton is not recommended for children under the age of 1 year.
Can Piriton cause drowsiness?
Piriton may prompt drowsiness in some people. While taking Piriton, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if you experience drowsiness.
Can I drink alcohol while taking Piriton?
Alcohol should be avoided while taking Piriton, as it may increase the sedative effects of the medication and cause increased drowsiness.
What are the potential side effects of Piriton?
Common Piriton side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, and inability to urinate. Immediately seek medical attention if you experience severe side effects or an allergic reaction to Piriton.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Piriton?
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember, but do not take a double dose to compensate. If uncertain, resume your regular dosing schedule and consult a healthcare professional.
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