Piriton 4 mg Tablet

Manufactured by Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Composition: Chlorpheniramine
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Piriton 4 mg Tablet is an antihistamine that is used to prevent or treat allergic reactions like hay fever or urticaria caused by pollen, dust, or animal hair. Use of this medicine in children under the age of 2 years is not recommended.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Piriton 4 mg Tablet

Onset of action

The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 minutes of administration of the dose.

Duration of effect

Piriton 4 mg Tablet remains active in the body for a duration of 4-6 hours after administration of the dose.

Safe with alcohol?

moderate

Consumption of alcohol together with Piriton 4 mg Tablet increases the risk of drowsiness, dizziness, and difficulty in concentrating. It is advised that you do not consume alcohol or limit its use when being treated with Piriton 4 mg Tablet. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if alcohol and Piriton 4 mg Tablet are used together.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless strictly indicated. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless strictly indicated. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Piriton 4 mg Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Piriton 4 mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Cpm 4 mg TabletSanofi India Ltd

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