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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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I read the piriton syrup bottle wrong and ive had 35ml instead of 10ml will i be ok? Im 35yr old woman

I read the piriton syrup bottle wrong and ive had 35ml instead of 10ml will i be ok? Im 35yr old woman

A little Drowsy: Piriton is a brand name for chlorpheniramine at 2 mg:5 mL I calculated that you took 14 mg. This is a high dose but the most severe side effect would be drowsiness. There used to be extended release tablets that delivered 8mg every 8 hours. So 34 mg in a 24 hr period was not high. ...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

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Could piriton (chlorphenamine) be fatal?

Could piriton (chlorphenamine) be fatal?

Please rephrase: your question, don't exceed the recommended dose, if in doubt, see your doctor ...Read more

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Does piriton help with asthma?

Does piriton help with asthma?

No it will not: Piritone or chlorphenamine has no beneficial effect on bronchial asthma it is a first generation antihistamine not a med for asthma. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can piriton (chlorphenamine) be fatal?

Help plz! Can piriton (chlorphenamine) be fatal?

Need very high dose: Chlorpheniramine is a very safe medication, sold over the counter for years. It can be sedating and has some other side effects. However, you would need a very large dose or mixing it with large volumes of alcohol to cause severe side effects. ...Read more

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I think i have taken an overdose, i took 8 paracetamol and 2 piriton all at once?

I think i have taken an overdose, i took 8 paracetamol and 2 piriton all at once?

Please go to the ER: Depending on the acetaminophen dose, it could be toxic. I'm not sure what piriton is, but it can't help. This is a very dangerous situation, and at the least, you can discuss any feelings or life stressors with somebody who can listen. We all care about you! ...Read more

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Can u take piriton and cetirizine?

Carefully!: Piriton is a brand name for chlorpheniramine. It is an older antihistamine that can be very sedating. Taking two antihistamines together can cause a lot of dryness. Taking piriton with Cetirizine could cause significant sedation. I would caution using these together. ...Read more

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Can you take piriton with sudafed?

Safe: Yes there are no reported interactions between these 2 medications. Both should work normally when taken together. ...Read more

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Can you take cetirizine together with piriton?

Can you take cetirizine together with piriton?

Increased sedation: Piriton is a brand name for chlorphenamine maleate aka Chlorpheniramine Maleate a classical antihistamine whose major adverse effect is drowsiness & prolonged reaction time. Other side-effects include constipation & in older men, urinary retention. Cetirizine (zyrtec) has the same side-effect profile. The combination will enhance these adverse effects. Take only with a physician's supervision. ...Read more