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Piriton Hayfever & Allergy Relief Syrup for Children

Piriton Hayfever & Allergy Relief Syrup for Children Piriton Hayfever & Allergy Relief Syrup for Children

150ml 

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Piriton Hayfever & Allergy Relief Syrup for Children provides fast relief from symptoms of hayfever, skin allergies, food allergies, pet allergies, or nasal allergies. It can also be used to provide itch relief for chickenpox. This syrup can be used for children over 1 year.

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What does Piriton Hayfever & Allergy Relief Syrup do?

Piriton Syrup helps calm any symptoms of allergies and helps you feel better instantly. It can be used for relieving hayfever and allergy symptoms and is even effective for soothing itchiness when you have chickenpox.

Who is Piriton Syrup Suitable for?

This product is safe to use for children above 1 year.

What are the uses of Piriton Hayfever & Allergy Relief Syrup?

Piriton is used to treat a wide range of allergy conditions such as;

  • Hayfever
  • Skin allergies
  • Nasal allergies
  • Cold and flu symptoms
  • Dust, pet dander, or mould allergies
  • Nettle rashes and hives
  • Prickly heat and heat rash
  • Food allergies
  • Insect bites and stings

 

How does Piriton Hayfever & Allergy Relief Syrup work?

Piriton Syrup contains a powerful antihistamine that works to top your body producing histamines when it makess contact with allergens.

How to take Piriton Syrup:

  • Use the two-headed spoon provided with the syrup.
  • Adults and children over 12 years: Take two 5ml spoonfuls every 4-6 hours. Maximum daily dose: 12 x 5 ml spoonfuls in 24 hours.
  • Children aged 6-12 years: Give one 5ml spoonful every 4-6 hours. Maximum daily dose: 6 x 5 ml spoonfuls in 24 hours.
  • Children aged 2-6 years: Give 2.5ml every 4-6 hours. Maximum daily dose: 6 x 2.5 ml spoonfuls in 24 hours.
  • Children aged 1-2 years: Give 2.5ml every 4-6 hours. Maximum daily dose: 2 x 2.5 ml spoonfuls in 24 hours.
  • Children under 12 months: Not recommended.

Do not take Piriton Syrup if you: Are allergic to antihistamines or to any of the ingredients listed above, Have taken drugs for depression called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) within the last 14 days.

Please see your doctor before you take the syrup if you:Have epilepsy, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate, an overactive thyroid, very high blood pressure, or heart, liver or chest disease, Are taking medicines to treat anxiety or to help you sleep.Are taking any medicine containing phenytoin for epilepsy.

Taking the medicine with food and drink: As with other antihistamines the effects of alcohol may be increased.

Pregnancy and breast feeding: Medicines should not be used during pregnancy, or breast feeding, without seeking advice from a doctor.

Driving and using machines: If the syrup makes you feel drowsy, do not drive or operate machinery.

If you take more syrup than you should: If you (or someone else) swallow more than the recommended dose, or if you think a child has accidentally swallowed more than the recommended dose, contact your nearest hospital casualty department or your doctor immediately. Do not drive if it is you that has taken too much. Take the syrup with you so that the doctor can see what has been taken.

If you forget to take the syrup: If you forget to take the syrup, take a dose as soon as you remember, unless it is nearly time to take the next one. Never take two doses together. Take the remaining doses at the correct time.

Talk to your doctor before you take this syrup if you have very high blood pressure, heart disease, epilepsy, glaucoma, enlarged prostate, liver disease, kidney disease, bronchitis, asthma, bronchiectasis or chronic lung disorders (difficulty in breathing and cough that won’t go away). • 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.

 • Piriton Syrup contains 6.3% v/v ethanol (alcohol), similar to 6.3 ml beer or 2.6 ml wine per 5 ml spoonful. This could be harmful if you suffer from alcoholism. This should also be considered if you are pregnant or breast feeding, in children and high-risk groups such as patients with liver disease or epilepsy.

• Clean your teeth regularly. The syrup contains sucrose and long term use could increase the risk of tooth decay. • If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before using Piriton Syrup. • Piriton Syrup contains 2.36 g of sucrose per 5 ml. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes mellitus.

Like all medicines, Piriton Syrup can have side effects, but not everybody gets them.

Children and older people are more prone to side effects. Stop using this product and consult your doctor if you experience: Allergic reaction which can be severe. Signs include: • Raised and itchy rash (hives) • Swelling, sometimes of the face or mouth causing difficulty in breathing • Collapse These reactions are rare. Possible side effects:

Very Common (affects more than 1 in 10 people) • drowsiness and sedation Common (affects between 1 in 10 and 1 in 100 people) • disturbance in concentrating, un-coordination, dizziness, headache • blurred vision • feeling or being sick, dry mouth • fatigue

Other side effects may include: allergic reactions, swelling of the skin, loss of appetite, confusion, excitation, irritability, nightmares, low blood pressure, thickening of phlegm, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, indigestion or upset stomach, itchy skin, rash, sensitivity to the sun, muscle twitching, muscle weakness, difficulty passing water, chest tightness, low blood count, bruising, hepatitis (severe stomach pain, nausea or vomiting and loss of appetite and/or jaundice (yellow colouring of the skin or the whites of the eyes)).

 If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.

You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine

Active ingredient Each 5 ml dose contains Chlorphenamine Maleate 2 mg.

Other ingredients Sucrose, glycerol, ethanol, tingle flavour, peppermint oil, water and, as a preservative, a mixture of methyl, ethyl and propyl hydroxybenzoates (E 218, E 214 and E 216). Methyl, ethyl and propyl hydroxybenzoates (E 218, E 214 and E 216) may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed). The bottle contains 150 ml.

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