Piriton Allergy Tablets provide fast relief from the symptoms of hay fever. It can also ease skin allergies, and reactions to food, pets, house dust mites, insect bites and mould spores.
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
WARNING: may cause drowsiness. If affected do not drive or operate machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.
If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
Store below 30ºC. Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Possible side affects of taking Piriton Allergy Tablets:
Most people taking the tablets find they cause them no problems. Children and the elderly are more prone to side effects. The most common side effect is drowsiness. This drowsiness can be helpful if symptoms are particularly troublesome at night.
Occasionally some people may have difficulty concentrating; blurred vision; loss of appetite, indigestion or upset stomach, feeling or being sick; diarrhoea, tummy pain; liver inflammation (which may make you feel weak, sick and turn yellow); difficulty in passing water; headaches; dry mouth; dizziness, palpitations (feeling your heart beat), fast or irregular heart beat, low blood pressure (you may feel faint), chest tightness; thickening of phlegm; blood disorders (anaemia); allergic reactions including itchy rash, skin peeling, and sensitivity to the sun; twitching, muscular weakness and inco-ordination; ringing in the ears; depression (low mood); irritability or nightmares; children may become excited and the elderly may become very confused.
If you are concerned about these effects, or if the tablets affect you in any other way, stop taking them and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Piriton Allergy Tablets are round, yellow tablets engraved on one side with a P above the break line.
Each tablet contains the active ingredient: Chlorphenamine maleate 4 mg.
Other ingredients: Lactose, maize starch, yellow iron oxide (E172), magnesium stearate and water.
Chemist Direct offer excellent value Piriton tablets. Every now and then I develop all-over body itching, mainly due to dry skin. Taking Piriton at night ensures that the itching does not go on all night and also helps me to sleep better.