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Piriton Hayfever & Allergy Tablets 30 Tablets  0002031

Piriton Hayfever & Allergy Tablets 30 Tablets Piriton Hayfever & Allergy Tablets 30 Tablets

30 Tablets  0002031
£5.09
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  • Date checked: 08/04/2021
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Piriton Allergy & Hayfever Tablets

Piriton Allergy Tablets act as an antihistamine to keep you free from allergy symptoms. It contains the active ingredient Chlorphenamine which relieves the symptoms of allergies and itchy skin rashes.

An effective, reliable hayfever and allergy medication, you can purchase Piriton Allergy Tablets over-the-counter and without a prescription. 

How Does Piriton Hayfever Tablets Relieve Allergy Symptoms? 

Piriton Allergy Tablets contain Chlorphenamine as an antihistamine an active ingredient. Chlorphenamine works to reduce the effects of histamines when you have an allergic reaction and relieve you of the symptoms. 

What is Piriton tablets effective for?

  • Hayfever
  • Dust mites and mould spore allergies
  • Nettle rashes and hives
  • Skin allergies and dermatitis
  • Prickly heat and heat rash
  • Allergic reactions to certain foods or food additives
  • Medicine reactions
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Itching caused by chickenpox

Who is Piriton Hayfever Tablets Suitable for?

This Piriton product is suitable for adults and children aged 6 years and over. You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

Warnings / Side effects Expand

Do not take Piriton Tablets: • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to antihistamines or to any of the ingredients  • if you have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) prescribed for depression in the last two weeks • If you are taking other medicines containing other antihistamines, including products for the relief of colds and coughs. Take special care with Piriton Tablets • Talk to your doctor before you take these tablets if you have very high blood pressure, heart disease, epilepsy, glaucoma, enlarged prostate, liver disease, kidney disease, bronchitis, asthma, bronchiectasis or chronic lung disorders (difficulty in breathing and cough that won’t go away). • Avoid drinking alcohol with this medicine. • Do not drive or operate machinery if the tablets make you feel drowsy, dizzy or if you experience blurred vision.

 • If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before using Piriton Tablets. If you are taking other medicines Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine if you are taking any prescribed medicines; particularly phenytoin (for epilepsy) or medicines for anxiety or to help you sleep.

Pregnancy and breast feeding Talk to your doctor before taking Piriton Tablets if you are pregnant or breast feeding


Like all medicines, Piriton Tablets can have side effects, but not everybody gets them.

Children and older people are more prone to side effects. Stop using this product and consult your doctor if you experience: Allergic reaction which can be severe.

 Signs include: • Raised and itchy rash (hives) • Swelling, sometimes of the face or mouth causing difficulty in breathing • Collapse These reactions are rare. Possible side effects: Very Common (affects more than 1 in 10 people) • drowsiness and sedation

 Common (affects between 1 in 10 and 1 in 100 people) • disturbance in concentrating, un-coordination, dizziness, headache • blurred vision • feeling or being sick, dry mouth • fatigue

Other side effects may include: allergic reactions, swelling of the skin, loss of appetite, confusion, excitation, irritability, nightmares, low blood pressure, thickening of phlegm, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, indigestion or upset stomach, itchy skin, rash, sensitivity to the sun, muscle twitching, muscle weakness, difficulty passing water, chest tightness, low blood count, bruising, hepatitis (severe stomach pain, nausea or vomiting and loss of appetite and/or jaundice (yellow colouring of the skin or the whites of the eyes)).

 If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.

You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine

Usage / Instructions Expand

How to take Piriton Allergy Tablets:

Adults (including the elderly) and children aged over 12 years: Take one tablet every 4 to 6 hours.

  • Do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours.
  • Children aged 6 to 12 years: Give 1/2 tablet every 4 to 6 hours.
  • Do not give more than 6 half tablets in 24 hours.
  • Children under 6 years of age: Not recommended.

If you (or someone else) swallow a lot of the tablets all together, or if you think a child has accidentally swallowed any of the tablets, contact your nearest hospital casualty department or your doctor immediately.

Do not drive if it is you who has taken too many tablets. Take these tablets with you so that the doctor can see what has been taken.

If you forget to take a tablet, take one as soon as you remember, unless it is nearly time to take the next one. Never take two doses together. Take the remaining doses at the correct time.

Ingredients Expand

Piriton Allergy Tablets are round, yellow tablets engraved on one side with a P above the break line.
Each tablet contains the active ingredient: Chlorphenamine maleate 4 mg.
 
Other ingredients: Lactose, maize starch, yellow iron oxide (E172), magnesium stearate and water.

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Royal Mail Tracked 48hr Delivery

  • £3.49 for Tracked 48hr service, delivered within 2-3 working days from despatch of order.
  • Free delivery for orders over £30
  • Delivered Mon-Sat (excluding Sunday and Bank Holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Certain items cannot be delivered through this service and therefore this service not be visible in the checkout. Additional terms and conditions apply, please see the delivery page.

EVRI UK Tracked 48hr Service

  • £3.49 for Standard service, delivered within 2 working days from despatch of order.
  • Free standard delivery for orders over £30
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding weekend and bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

94% of orders are despatched within 2 days (data taken from July 2022 to October 2022)

Royal Mail Tracked 24hr Delivery

  • £5.09 for the Tracked 24hr service.
  • Mon-Thur orders placed before 8pm will be delivered 1-2 days from despatch (90% of orders delivered next day).
  • Friday orders placed before 8pm will be delivered from Saturday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered from Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Sat (excluding Sunday and Bank Holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next working day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Certain items cannot be delivered through this service and therefore this service not be visible in the checkout. Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

EVRI UK Tracked 24hr service

  • £5.09 for UK Next Working Day Delivery.
  • Mon-Fri orders placed before 8pm will be delivered the next day.
  • Friday orders placed after 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

EVRI Click & Collect tracked 48hr service

  • £3.00 for Standard service, delivered within 2 working days from despatch of order.
  • Free standard delivery for orders over £30
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding weekend and bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

EVRI UK Click & Collect tracked 24hr service

  • £3.49 for UK Next Working Day Delivery.
  • Mon-Fri orders placed before 8pm will be delivered the next day.
  • Friday orders placed after 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

UK Express Delivery

  • Free Express Delivery when you spend £100
  • Mon-Wed orders placed before 8pm will be delivered in 2 working days
  • Thursday orders placed before 8pm will be delivered on Monday
  • Friday orders placed before 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays)
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Once approved P-line items will be delivered the next working day
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below
  • Select Next working day delivery in the checkout for Express Delivery

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Returns

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