Piriton can relieve the symptoms of hay fever and other allergies, and so aid restful sleep when symptoms are troublesome at night. Piriton can also be used to relieve the itchy rash of chickenpox.
You can take Piriton for the relief of:
|Adults and adolescents aged over 12 years||Take one tablet every 4-6 hours. Do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours|
|Elderly||Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking this medicine as you may need to take a lower daily dose|
|Children aged 6-12 years||Give half a tablet every 4-6 hours. Do not give more than six half tablets in 24 hours|
The minimum dosage interval is 4 hours.
Do not take more than the recommended dose.
Do not give to children under 6 years.
If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
Do not take Piriton tablets:
Take special care with Piriton tablets
Talk to your doctor before taking Piriton tablets if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
This product may cause dizziness, drowsiness or blurred vision. You should not drive or operate machinery until you are sure you are not affected.
Active ingredient: Each tablet contains 4mg of chlorphenamine maleate.
Other ingredients: Lactose, maize starch, yellow iron oxide (E172), magnesium stearate and water.
Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.
Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine.