Piriton Syrup is 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.
Is Piriton syrup good for cough?
Piriton Syrup is used to treat the allergic symptoms of hayfever and other allergies. the itchy rash of chickenpox. products for the relief of colds and coughs. … some sugars, contact your doctor before using Piriton Syrup.
Will Piriton help my child sleep?
Suitable for adults and children aged 12 months and over, Piriton can also be used to relieve the itchy rash of chickenpox, and, because some people experience drowsiness when using this medicine, it can aid restful sleep when symptoms are troublesome at night.
Take special care with Piriton Syrup
• 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 or bronchiectasis.
• 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.