What Piriton is and what it is used for
Piriton tablets are used to treat the allergic symptoms of hayfever and other allergies. The active ingredient is chlorphenamine maleate, an antihistamine which can help to relieve the symptoms of some allergies and itchy skin rashes. They can be used to treat the itchiness, redness, swelling, tenderness and irritation that can be caused by:
- hayfever and other allergies, e.g. pet, house dust mite and mould spore allergies
- nettle rash and hives
- skin allergies
- reactions to food, food additives or medicines
- insect bites and stings
Active ingredient – Each tablet contains Chlorphenamine Maleate 4 mg. Other ingredients are Lactose monohydrate, maize starch, pre-gelatinised maize starch, magnesium stearate and the colouring agent yellow iron oxide (E172).
Each pack contains 30 tablets.
Cautions / Warnings:
For more information before using this product, see patient information leaflet included.
At Backhouse Pharmacy we are concerned for your welfare. If you find the need to use this product on a regular basis, please contact us or speak to your Doctor. As this product is not recommended for continued use, we have to limit the quantity we are allowed to supply.