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PIRITON 4MG TABLET

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Primary uses of PIRITON 4MG TABLET

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Piriton Tablet

Uses of Piriton Tablet

PIRITON 4MG TABLET is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms.

Piriton Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effect of Piriton is Sleepiness.

How to use Piriton Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. PIRITON 4MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Piriton Tablet works

PIRITON 4MG TABLET is an antiallergic medication. When your body is exposed to an allergen (pollen, animal dander, house dust etc.), it produces a chemical called histamine. This causes watery eyes, runny or blocked nose, sneezing, skin rashes, itching etc. PIRITON 4MG TABLET works by blocking the action of histamine, thereby relieving these symptoms.

In Depth Information on Piriton Tablet

Expert advice for Piriton Tablet

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the PIRITON 4MG TABLET, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
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Piriton Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Piriton Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
PIRITON 4MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
PIRITON 4MG TABLET is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
PIRITON 4MG TABLET is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of PIRITON 4MG TABLET may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
PIRITON 4MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
PIRITON 4MG TABLET is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of PIRITON 4MG TABLET may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of PIRITON 4MG TABLET may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of PIRITON 4MG TABLET in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Piriton Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of PIRITON 4MG TABLET, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Piriton Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlorpheniramine Maleate

Q. Does chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?
Chlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Is chlorpheniramine like Benadryl?
No, chlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl
Q. Is chlorpheniramine prescription?
Yes, it is available with doctor’s prescription only
Q. Can I take chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate with Panadol/ cetirizine /Zyrtec/ Allegra/ warfarin/ diphenhydramine/ ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of chlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does chlorpheniramine contain aspirin?
No, it does not contain aspirin in it. Chlorpheniramine is a different drug than aspirin.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Piriton with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Piriton with Zafirlukast
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zafirlukast: Zuvair
Piriton with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Piriton with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Ruhiz, Zoly, Etizaa, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Evening Primrose Oil: Rosecorn
Piriton with Hyoscyamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep
Piriton with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Hypnonex, Nitram, Nit, Nap, Nitrac, Nitrapam
Piriton with Clarithromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Piriton with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Campin, Elpam, Elpose, Calmtack, Peptica, Placidox
Piriton with Midazolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast
Piriton with Clobazam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure, Boze, Clobazed, Solzam, Clozop, Sloba, Clobakon, Closum, Emilep, Oresta
Piriton with Alprazolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam, Alzopam, Ezoprax, Aryalam, Lamad, Nucalm, Altok, Sozox
Piriton with Betahistine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Betahistine: Histiwel, Behop, Betavue, Luhist, Vote TD, Robitin, Vertizen, Bevertz, Idehist, Arotin
Piriton with Clonazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik, Klojet, Sezolan, Brispam, Naze, Clono, Sonazep, Closis, Ubitpam, Clonarey
Piriton with Lorazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Urpam, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loripam, Loratranc, Lori, Loralite, Loranxit
Piriton with Erythromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox, Ciresto, Eromax, Avithrocin, Denthrocin, E Cin, T Mycin, Suzithrocin, Methro, Erypsin
Piriton with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Piriton with Roxithromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Piriton with Ginkgo Biloba
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ginkgo Biloba: Ginkonex
Piriton with Chlordiazepoxide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Cdcon, Czep, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H

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