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Does piriton allergy tablets cause breathing problems? I've been experiencing breathing difficulties since i've taken them.

Does piriton allergy tablets cause breathing problems? I've been experiencing breathing difficulties since i've taken them.

No : Piriton is the uk version of chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine which is safe and has been available over the counter in the usa for decades. It can make your secretions dry and thick, so if you has asthma, it could make it worse, but that's true of all antihistamines, not just piriton. If you're short of breath, please seek medical help! ...Read more

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I've been taking Piriton one tablet per night for 3 years as I find it helps with my inner ear problem, is it safe to do this?

I've been taking Piriton one tablet  per night for 3 years as I find it helps with my inner ear problem, is it safe to do this?

Piriton: This is Chlophenamine an allergy medicine commonly used in combination in OTC medications in the US, Sold in 30 mg tablets in the UK. It is safe to use on a daily basis. ...Read more

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I got 2 piritons.i have menssure now.is it ok?

I got 2 piritons.i have menssure now.is it ok?

Yes, if I ..: understand your question correctly. Piriton seems to be a brand of anti-histamine (chlorphenamine) available overseas but not typically available in US. If your question is, "Is it ok to take chlorphenamine during menses/menstruation?" the answer is yes. It should probably be avoided in pregnancy or in those with asthma or liver disease. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Is safe to take piriton on a regular basis?

It should not be: a problem if taken as directed by your physician. ...Read more

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Flatmates dissolves 5 piriton pills into a small amount of hot gravy to "drug" me, i took four big snorts of the fumes before one told me. Will there have been any damage done to me?

Agree w Dr. Cattano: I can't answer the medical question. But, i would never trust your flatmates again. If i were you, i would find another living arrangement. They sound like toxic people. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if I have drunk a whole bottle of piriton?

What to do if I have drunk a whole bottle of piriton?

Go to emergency room: As opposed to sitting and typing a perfect stranger online. Antihistamines in very high doses can have serious adverse consequences, including some life-threatening ones. Why did you do this? If it was with the plan of hurting/killing yourself, you need urgent and immediate psychiatric help. If it was to get "high, " you need help with chemical dependency. Seek a mental health professional now. ...Read more