Piriton Tablets are used to treat the allergic symptoms of hayfever and other allergies.
This is a Pharmacy Medicine item. We will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure this is appropriate for you which our pharmacist will check.
Warnings or Restrictions
Do not use if:
•You have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) prescribed for depression in the last two weeks
•Avoid drinking alcohol with this medicine
•Do not drive or operate machinery if the syrup makes you feel drowsy, dizzy or if you experience blurred vision.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction.
•If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking.
•If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.
Active ingredients: chlorphenamine maleate 4mg
Other ingredients: Lactose, Maize Starch, Yellow Iron Oxide (E172), Magnesium Stearate, Purified Water
Size (30) Unit (TB) Height (5.2) Width (12.3) Depth (2)
Product code: 162263
Adults and children over 12 years: 1 tablet 4 to 6 hourly. Maximum daily dose: 6 tablets (24mg) in any 24 hours.
Tips & Advice
Children aged 6 - 12 years: ½ tablet 4 to 6 hourly. Maximum daily dose: 3 tablets (12mg) in any 24 hours.
Not recommended for children under the age of 6 years.
People who are elderly may be more likely to get side effects including confusion and you may need to take a lower daily dose. Your pharmacist will advise.
Piriton Tablets can be used to treat the itchiness, redness, swelling, tenderness and irritation that can be caused by:
•Hayfever and other allergies e.g. pet, house dust mite
and mould spore allergies
•Nettle rash and hives
•Skin allergies and dermatitis
•Prickly heat and heat rash
•Reactions to food, food additives or medicines
•Insect bites and stings
•The itchy rash of chickenpox.