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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
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
Can i drink alcohol with these drugs i'm taking? Propranolol, carbimazole, piriton allergy tablets and morphine.
Have bad post nasal drip-is taking clarithrimycin, codeinex cough suppressant , piriton and ovranette contraceptive pill all together dangerous?
No: You should be fine unless you are allergic to some of them. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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
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
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