Piriton is an effective oral medication that helps treat and prevent the symptoms of hay fever and other allergies. It contains an active ingredient called Chlorphenamine. Chlorphenamine is a fast-acting antihistamine that can be taken for quick relief from irritating allergic symptoms like:
These easy to swallow tablets are used for:
Piriton tablets contain 4mg of the active ingredient chlorphenamine maleate, which is an antihistamine. Antihistamines treat allergies by preventing the action and blocking the natural histamine produced by the body. Histamine is created when the body comes near something it’s sensitive to, such as pollen, or dust and that essentially gives rise to the typical symptoms of an allergy. Piriton works by blocking histamine and preventing the allergy symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, and rashes.
Hay fever and other allergies can eventually affect daily life and make it difficult to venture outdoors. By being prepared with Piriton early on, you can now enjoy your Summers and forget about the hay fever or insect bites allergies.?
Like all other medications, Piriton comes with its own set of instructional facts and aspects that you need to take care of before beginning your treatment. Listed below are the key facts associated with Piriton:
Even though these are easily available, Piriton tablets can be unsuitable for certain groups of people. Talk to a healthcare professional before taking Piriton if you:
The ideal recommended dose is to take one tablet every 4 to 6 hours for adults and children over 12 years. Children aged 6 – 12 should take half a tablet every 4 – 6 hours. Make sure you do not consume more than six tablets in a day. If you miss a dose, you can take it as soon as you remember if it's not nearly time for your next dose. In that case, skip the missed dose and continue with your next one as usual. Whatever be the case, never take two tablets at once to make up for the missed dose.
You can swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water, with or without food.
Piriton may cause some unwanted side effects due to overdosing or other bodily interactions. To avoid any harmful effects, make sure to keep in touch with your doctor and get medical help as soon as required.
Some of the most common side effects of Piriton include:
If you're already onto other medicines, including prescription-free and herbal medication, you should contact your pharmacist or doctor before beginning Piriton to ensure that the combination is safe and that your drugs won't interact. Avoid Piriton if you are taking:
Keep Piriton out of reach and sight of children. Store it in a cool, dry place below 30ºC.
You can order this medication via online pharmacies such as MedsNow, which offer an online consultation along with a discreet delivery of Piriton right at your doorstep. You can opt for an online consultation to ensure that it is an appropriate treatment option for your specific allergy needs.
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