Piriton (chlorphenamine maleate) – Fast and effective relief of allergy symptoms

Recommend Piriton to help relieve the itchy rash of chicken pox so patients don’t need to put their lives on hold

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Symptoms relieved by Piriton Allergy

Piriton helps relieve a range of allergy symptoms, including itchy skin

Piriton relieves symptoms including:

  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy eyes
  • Watery eyes
  • Itchy skin

So patients can get back to life without the irritation of allergies.

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Piriton – on hand for the family’s allergies

44% of people suffer from at least one allergy, and this figure is on the rise.1 Allergic rhinitis is the most common form of non-infectious rhinitis, affecting between 10-15% of children and 26% of adults in the UK.2

Piriton syrup can be recommended from 12 months and tablets from 6 years. Both formats provide fast and effective relief from the symptoms of a range of allergies:

  • Hayfever
  • Skin allergies
  • Food allergies – including itchy skin and hives
  • Dust mite allergies
  • Pet allergies
  • Mould spore allergies
  • Insect bites

Piriton Syrup also relieves the itchy rash of chicken pox

Piriton Syrup & Piriton Allergy Tablets Product Information

  • Product Information

    Piriton Children’s Allergy Syrup and Piriton Allergy Tablets (chlorphenamine maleate) Indications: Symptomatic relief of allergic conditions including hay fever. Symptomatic relief of itch associated with chickenpox. Dosage and method of use: Adults and children 12 years and over: 4 mg 4-6 hourly. Max 24 mg/24h. Elderly: Lower dose should be considered. Children 6-12 years: 2 mg 4-6 hourly. Max 12 mg/24h. Piriton Allergy Tablets not recommended for children under 6 years. Do not use either product continuously for more than two weeks without consulting a doctor. Syrup only: Children 2-6 years: 2.5 ml (1 mg) 4-6 hourly. Max 6 mg/24h. Children 1-2 years: 2.5 ml (1 mg), twice daily. Max 2 mg/24h. Not recommended for children below 1 year. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity. Treatment with MAOIs within last 14 days. Warnings and Precautions: Avoid concurrent use with other antihistamines and alcohol. May seriously affect ability to drive and use machinery. Caution in enlarged prostate, severe hypertension, cardiovascular disease or respiratory conditions, hepatic or renal impairment, epilepsy, raised intraocular pressure, bronchitis, bronchiectasis and asthma. Avoid use in elderly patients with confusion. Avoid concurrent use with drugs which cause sedation. Those with fructose or galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency, glucose-galactose malabsorption or sucrose-isomaltase insufficiency should not take these medicines. Syrup: Contains sucrose, hydroxybenzoates (E218, E214, E216) which may cause allergic reactions, and ethanol (6.3% v/v). Side effects: Sedation, somnolence, fatigue, disturbance in attention, abnormal coordination, dizziness, headache, blurred vision, nausea, dry mouth, allergic disorders including anaphylaxis. Children and the elderly are more prone to the neurological anticholinergic effects and rarely may become confused or excitable. See SPC for full details. Legal category: P. PL numbers: Syrup: PL 44673/0094. Tablets: PL 44673/0093. Product licence holder: Haleon UK Trading Limited, The Heights, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0NY, UK. Package quantity and RSP (excl. VAT): Syrup: 150 ml £5.42. Tablets: 30s £4.58, 60s £7.92. Date of last revision: January 2024.

Recommend Piriton for fast and effective relief of allergies.

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Piriton Syrup (chlorphenamine maleate)

Suitable from 12 months of age, Piriton Syrup provides effective relief of allergy symptoms including itchy rashes. Piriton Syrup also relieves the itchy rash of chicken pox.

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Piriton Allergy Tablets (chlorphenamine maleate)

Suitable from 6 years of age, Piriton Allergy Tablets treat a range of allergy symptoms including skin rashes.

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