Piriton Allergy Tablets 60s
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- Skin Allergy
- Food allergy
- pet allergy
- house dust mite allergy
- mould spore allergy
- insect bite
- also relieves the itchy rash of chickenpox
Each tablet contains 4 milligrams of chlorphenamine maleate
Round, circular, biconvex, yellow tablets engraved with a 'P' to one side of the breakline; the reverse face has a breakline only.
Tablet. The tablet can be divided into equal doses.
Piriton tablets are indicated for symptomatic control of all allergic conditions responsive to antihistamines, including hay fever, vasomotor rhinitis, urticaria, angioneurotic oedema, food allergy, drug and serum reactions, insect bites.
Also indicated for the symptomatic relief of itch associated with chickenpox.
Oral Administration only
Do not exceed the stated dose or frequency of dosing
Minimum dosing interval: 4 hours
Do not use continuously for more than two weeks without consulting a doctor.
Adults and children 12 years and over: 1 tablet 4 to 6 hourly. Maximum daily dose: 6 tablets (24 mg) in any 24 hours
Elderly: The elderly are more likely to experience neurological anticholinergic effects. Consideration should be given to using a lower daily dose (e.g. a maximum of 12 mg in any 24 hours).
Children aged 6 - 12 years: ½ tablet 4 to 6 hourly. Maximum daily dose: 3 tablets (12mg) in any 24 hours
Not recommended for children under 6 years
Patients with renal or hepatic impairment should seek doctor's advice prior to taking this medicine. (See Section 4.4 Special warnings and precautions for use).