For the symptomatic relief from all allergic conditions including skin, food and pet allergies, hayfever, house dust mite and mould spore allergies and insect bites. It may also be taken to relieve the itch associated with chickenpox.
IngredientsActive ingredient: Chlorphenamine maleate 2mg in each 5ml of syrup.
Other ingredients: sucrose, glycerol, ethanol, tingle flavour, peppermint oil, preservative mixture of methyl, ethyl and propyl hydroxybenzoates (E218, E214, E216), purified water.
UsageAdults and children 12 years and over: 10ml (4mg) every 4 to 6 hourly. Maximum daily dose: 60ml (24mg) 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: 5ml (2mg) every 4 to 6 hourly. Maximum daily dose: 30ml (12mg) in any 24 hours.
Children aged 2 - 6 years: 2.5ml (1mg) every 4 to 6 hourly. Maximum daily dose: 15ml (6mg) in any 24 hours.
Children aged 1 - 2 years: 2.5ml (1mg) twice daily. The minimum interval between the doses should be 4 hours. Maximum daily dose: 5ml (2mg) in any 24 hours.
Not recommended for children below 1 year. You should make sure that you carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use.
Do not use if MAOI medication is being taken, or if there is known hypersensitivity to antihistamines. Do not exceed the stated dose or frequency of dosing. Piriton Syrup may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision and psychomotor impairment in some patients which may seriously affect ability to drive and use machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.
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