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What are Piriton Allergy Tablets?
Piriton Allergy Tablets are used to treat the symptoms of hayfever and other allergies, including skin rashes, itchiness, redness, swelling and other irritations caused by a histamine response.
How does it work?
The tablets contain the active ingredient chlorphenamine maleate, which is an antihistamine that works to block the body's allergy (histamine) response to irritants.
Are Piriton Allergy Tablets suitable for me?
Piriton Allergy Tablets can be used to combat allergies associated with pollen, animal dander, house dust, as well as insect bites and stings. Also suitable for reducing nettle rash, hives and dermatitis symptoms. Intended for use by ages 6 and up.
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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Piriton Allergy Tablets.
For adults and children aged 12 years and over:
- Take one tablet every 4 to 6 hours as needed.
- Do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours.
For children aged 6 to 12 years:
- Give ½ tablet every 4 to 6 hours as needed.
- Do not give more than 6 half tablets in 24 hours
Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
- Disturbance in concentrating, un-coordination, dizziness, headache
- Blurred vision
- Feeling or being sick, dry mouth
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.
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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!
How to take Piriton Allergy Tablets?
Always take Piriton Allergy Tablets exactly as prescribed by your doctor or as advised by the pharmacist.
Piriton Allergy Tablets are not recommended for children under 6 years of age.
- Take 1 Piriton Allergy tablet as needed every 4 to 6 hours.
- Limit the tablets taken in 24 hours by 6 tablets. Do not exceed the recommended amount.
If unsure of how to take Piriton Allergy Tablets or if you have further questions, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Warning and Precautions
Piriton Allergy Tablets may not be safe if taken with other medication or recreational drugs. Please inform the prescriber if you are taking any of the listed medications.
DO NOT use Piriton Allergy Tablets:
- If you experience a severe allergic reaction to the medicine consult with your provider.
- If you are allergic or have had an allergic reaction to antihistamines or other ingredients in this medication. Avoid if you have taken products that contain antihistamines, including medicine to relieve coughs and colds.
- Avoid using Piriton Allergy Tablets if, in the past two weeks, you've taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors for depression.
- Do not use Piriton Allergy Tablets continuously for more than 14 days before consulting a doctor or pharmacist.
- If you have high blood pressure, epilepsy, heart disease and other chronic health issues, please consult your doctor before taking Piriton Allergy Tablets.
The above-listed warnings are not exhaustive, please consult a doctor, nurse or pharmacist if you have further questions on the use of this medication or potential interactions with other medicines.
Piriton Allergy Tablets Patient Leaflet
This is a quick process and should only take 1 - 2 minutes. All of your answers are confidential, and just like a GP consultation, you will know what treatment is most suitable for you instantly upon completion.
Once you have completed the quick online form, select the treatment option most suitable to you and checkout securely.
A medical professional will review your answers to the online medical consultation and determine if it’s safe to prescribe and what treatments are available.
Buy Piriton Allergy Tablets Online
Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.
You can buy Piriton Allergy Tablets online from our UK-registered online pharmacy partners. Complete an online consultation form and our system will show you if you are eligible to purchase Piriton Allergy Tablets online. Our pharmacists will then review your order of Piriton Allergy Tablets and dispatch it discreetly to your address.
How to buy Piriton Allergy Tablets online?
You can buy Piriton Allergy Tablets by following the following steps.
- Fill out our online consultation form
- If you are eligible to purchase Piriton Allergy Tablets you will be shown it as one of your treatment options
- Pay online and receive your order to the comfort of your chosen address
Can I get Piriton Allergy Tablets on the NHS?
Whether or not you can get Piriton Allergy Tablets on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Piriton Allergy Tablets from the NHS.
Can you get Piriton Allergy Tablets over the counter?
No, you can’t get Piriton Allergy Tablets over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Piriton Allergy Tablets is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.
Can I buy Piriton Allergy Tablets online even if I have never taken it before?
A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched. One of our partner prescribing pharmacists will review the consultation form and will decide if you are eligible to buy Piriton Allergy Tablets.
Is Piriton Allergy Tablets safe?
If you have been prescribed Piriton Allergy Tablets then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.
However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Piriton Allergy Tablets then you should contact a doctor immediately.
Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Piriton Allergy Tablets?
We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.
Can I buy Piriton Allergy Tablets from Boots?
It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Piriton Allergy Tablets, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.
Can I buy Piriton Allergy Tablets from Superdrug?
If you would like to buy Piriton Allergy Tablets, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.
Can I buy Piriton Allergy Tablets from Amazon?
Amazon does not sell medication such as Piriton Allergy Tablets, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.
How long does Piriton Allergy Tablets take to work?
The time it takes for a Piriton Allergy Tablets to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Piriton Allergy Tablets may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.
How effective is Piriton Allergy Tablets?
The effectiveness of Piriton Allergy Tablets can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.
What are the risks of taking Piriton Allergy Tablets?
At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.
- Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to medicines.org
- Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Piriton Allergy Tablets.
- Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
- Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
- Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
- Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.
Can I buy Piriton Allergy Tablets in the UK?
Yes, you can buy Piriton Allergy Tablets in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Piriton Allergy Tablets is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation and to purchase from Welzo if in stock. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
Where can I buy Piriton Allergy Tablets?
You can buy Piriton Allergy Tablets online from Welzo.com upon completion of a consultation form and a free review from a prescribing pharmacist.
Are Piriton Allergy Tablets users satisfied with the product?
We have a list of reviews from customers taking Piriton Allergy Tablets at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Piriton Allergy Tablets head over to drugs.com for further details.
Can I buy Piriton Allergy Tablets from an online pharmacy?
Yes, you can purchase Piriton Allergy Tablets from an online pharmacy. However, this is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.
How much does Piriton Allergy Tablets cost?
The costs of Piriton Allergy Tablets are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as treatment options will be shown upon completing the consultation form.
What is the age that you can take Piriton Allergy Tablets?
Piriton tablets can be used by children from the age of 6 and over. Ensure you read the dosage guidelines as you will need to only give half a tablet to those aged 6 to 12 years of age.
Can I take Piriton Allergy Tablets for sleeping?
A very common side effect of Piriton Allergy Tablets is drowsiness and sedation. Doctors will sometimes recommend taking drowsy antihistamines like Piriton for a short time to help you fall asleep if your allergy symptoms are inhibiting your ability to fall asleep.
You should not drive or operate machinery after taking Piriton Allergy tablets.
Can I use Piriton Allergy Tablets for dog allergies?
Yes, you can take Piriton Allergy Tablets to treat allergy symptoms from dogs and other pets.
How many Piriton Allergy Tablets can I take a day?
Per day, the most you can take is 3 tablets (12 mg) in any 24 hours.
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