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Doctor insights on: Piriton Uses

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Would it be okay for post kidney transplant patients to use piriton?

Would it be okay for post kidney transplant patients to use piriton?

Probably: There is no dosing adjustment for renal insufficiency for this drug, but you should check with your nephrologist to be safe. ...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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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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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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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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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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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

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Can I take piriton and fexofenadine together for severe urticaria?

Not recommended: Piriton (chlorpheramine) and fexofenadine are both antihistamines so taking both would not really help you. Taking both would effectively increase the side effects of antihistamines, in this case drowsiness/ sedation, constipation, mucosal dryness, and mood irritability. Please see a healthcare provider to help with your urticaria problem. ...Read more

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Does piriton interact with sertraline?

Does piriton interact with sertraline?

Thanks for asking!: Antihistamine with zoloft (sertraline) should be ok. Watch for sedation, however. ...Read more