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Piriton Allergy 30 Tablets

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Piriton Allergy Tablets are for the treatment of symptoms caused by allergies such as hay fever, skin allergies, food allergies, dust mites, mould, and insect bites. The symptoms treated include runny or itchy nose and eye irritation.
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Piriton Allergy 30 Tablets


What are Piriton Allergy Tablets?

Piriton Allergy Tablets are for those experiencing symptoms from allergies such as hay fever. These tablets work by stopping the symptoms from showing thanks to the active ingredient in the tablets, chlorphenamine maleate, which stops the white blood cells in the body from producing the histamines that cause the symptoms.

Who are the Piriton tablets suitable for?

These Piriton Allergy Tablets are suitable for adults and children aged 6 and above. The tablets are not suitable for anyone currently taking any other type of antihistamine or are allergic to any antihistamines. They are also not suitable for anyone who is allergic to the ingredients in the tablets, which are:

  • Chlorphenamine maleate
  • Lactose
  • Maize Starch
  • Yellow iron oxide (E 172)
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Water

For anyone who is taking antidepressant monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), you should also not take these tablets. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, then contact your doctor if you plan to take these tablets.

How many Piriton tablets should I be taking?

For children aged 6-12, they should take one ½ tablet every 4-6 hours. For adults and children aged 12 and above, the recommended dosage is one tablet every 4-6 hours.

Are there any side effects when taking chlorphenamine maleate tablets?

With medicine, there is the potential for side effects, the most common side effects for people who take Piriton Allergy Tablets include:

  • Drowsiness
  • A headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Stomach pain

If you experience a side effect long-term or a more severe side effect, then you should contact your doctor immediately.

Why do I need to answer some medical questions when trying to buy?

The reason why you are asked some medical questions is that by law, these tablets can only be sold by registered pharmacists. This means that anyone who wants to buy them must answer some questions, in order to ensure that that they are being bought for the intended use of the medication.

Important Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact your doctor.

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Adults: 1 tablet 4-6 hourly. Maximum 6 tablets in 24 hours. Children 6-12 years: half a tablet 4-6 hourly. Maximum 3 tablets in 24 hours. Not recommended under 6 years.

You should make sure that you carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use

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