Piriton Tablets 4Mg 30 Pack

€5.40

Code PIRITON-TAB
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Piriton tablets are used to treat the allergic symptoms of hay fever and other allergies such as dust mites and rashes associated with hives and nettles. Piriton can help relieve the symptoms of these allergies including itchiness, redness, swelling, tenderness and irritation.

Each tablet contains Chlorphenamine Meleate 4 mg.

You Must Be Aged Over 18 Years to Purchase This Product. Maximum order quantity of 3 per order.

How To Use

Adults and children over 12 years of age: take 1 tablet every 4-6 hours (maximum 3 tablets in 24 hours). 

Children 6-12 years, take half a tablet every 4-6 hours (maximum 6 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.
Active Ingredients

Each tablet contains Chlorphenamine Maleate 4 mg.

Other Ingredients: Lactose monohydrate, maize starch, pre-gelatinied maize starch, magnesium stearate and the colouring agent yellow iron oxide (E172).

Delivery Info
DestinationDelivery Cost
Ireland or UK orders under  €45.00€3.95
Ireland or UK orders over €45.00FREE
Europe and Rest of WorldFrom €6.95

Republic Of Ireland: Order by 4pm for NEXT WORKING DAY DELIVERY.

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Collect in Store for Free in one of our pharmacy locations at Inish Pharmacy Carndonagh, Muff or Buncrana. You will receive an email when your order is ready for collection, which is usually within 1 working day.

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Piriton can be used to treat the itchiness, redness, swelling, tenderness and irritation that can be caused by:

  • Hay fever and other allergies e.g. pet, house dust mite and mould spore allergies
  • Nettle rash and hives
  • Skin allergies
  • Reactions to food, food additives or medicines
  • Insect bites and stings

Who can take Piriton?

Piriton tablets are suitable for adults and children over the age of 6 years. 

How to take Piriton Tablets?

Adults and children over 12 years of age: take 1 tablet every 4-6 hours (maximum 3 tablets in 24 hours). 

Children 6-12 years, take half a tablet every 4-6 hours (maximum 6 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.

If you are pregnant

Piriton should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Driving and using machinery 

Piriton may cause dizziness, drowsiness or blurred vision. You should not drive or operate machinery until you are sure you are not affected.

Use of alcohol while taking Piriton
It is recommended to avoid taking alcohol at the same time as this medication. 

Common side effects (affects more than 1 in 10 people)

Drowsiness and sedation.

Common side effects (affects between 1 in 10 and 1 in 100 people)

Fatigue, dry mouth, nausea, dizziness, headache, blurred vision and disturbance in concentrating.

KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE EACH OF CHILDREN.

READ THE PATIENT LEAFLET BEFORE TAKING THIS MEDICATION.

 

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