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Piriton

Syrup & Tablets

Tried and trusted for over 50 years, Piriton can provide fast and effective relief from hayfever and other allergies.

Piriton Syrup and Piriton Tablet formats make a great hayfever treatment option for all the family. Piriton can relieve the symptoms of hayfever and other allergies, the itchy rash of chickenpox, and can aid restful sleep when symptoms are troublesome at night. You will find Piriton syrup and tablets behind the pharmacy counter, just ask your pharmacist.

You can take Piriton for the relief of:

  • Hayfever
  • Skin allergies and dermatitis
  • Pet allergies
  • Insect bites and stings
  • House dust mite allergies
  • Mould spore allergies
  • Nettle rash and hives
  • Prickly heat and heat rash
  • Allergic reactions to food, food additives or medicines
  • The itchy rash of chickenpox

Please read the full patient information leaflet before using the product.

Find out more about children and allergies

Syrup

For children aged
12 months and over

Tablets

For adults and children aged
6 years and over

Please read the full patient information leaflet before using the product.

Syrup dosage

Age Dosage Max dose in 24 hours
1-2 years One 2.5 ml spoonful twice daily at least 4 hours apart Two 2.5 ml spoonfuls (5 ml)
2-6 years One 2.5 ml spoonful every 4-6 hours Six 2.5 ml spoonfuls (15 ml)
6-12 years One 5 ml spoonful every 4-6 hours Six 5 ml spoonfuls (30 ml)
Adults and children aged over 12 years Two 5 ml spoonful (10 ml) every 4-6 hours. Twelve 5 ml spoonfuls (60 ml)
Elderly Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine as you may need to take a lower daily dose. N/A
Children under 12 months Not recommended N/A

Tablet dosage

Adults and adolescents aged over 12 years Take one tablet every 4-6 hours. Do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours
Elderly Talk to your doctor and pharamacist before talking this medicine as you may need to take a lower daily dose
Children aged 6-12 years Give half a tablet every 4-6 hours. Do not give more than six half tablets in 24 hours
Children under 6 Not recommended

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