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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Piriton syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Piriton syrup is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Piriton syrup is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for PIRITON

Chlorpheniramine(4 mg/5ml)

Uses

Chlorpheniramine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How it works

Chlorpheniramine belongs to class of medications called antihistamines. It acts by blocking a natural chemical (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. Histamine is responsible for many symptoms of allergy. 

Common side effects

Nausea, Constipation, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Dry throat, Dry skin, Headache, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Loss of appetite, Nasal congestion, Chest congestion, Vomiting
Ammonium Chloride(125 mg/5ml)

Uses

Ammonium Chloride is used in the treatment of cough with mucus.

How it works

Ammonium chloride is an expectorant, which helps in bringing mucus out of the lungs and thereby relieves the cough. Ammonium chloride is used to maintain the acid-base balance in the body and thus is used to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis. 

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Difficulty in swallowing, Sickness, Nausea, Stomach pain, Shortness of breath, Throat disorder
Sodium Citrate(55 mg/5ml)

Uses

Sodium Citrate is used in short term fluid replacement after trauma, dehydration and irrigation solution for eye/nose.

How it works

Sodium citrate is a salt and belongs to class of medications called as urinary alkalinizers. It neutralizes excess acid in the blood and urine thereby relieving the associated symptoms. 

Common side effects

Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Vomiting, Nausea

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Expert advice for PIRITON

  • Do not start or continue the chlorpheniramine tablets and consult your doctor, If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to chlorpheniramine or any of the other ingredients of chlorpheniramine tablet.
  • Do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor, if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Do not take for longer than 7 days in a row. Talk with your doctor, if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days of treatment, or if you have a fever with a headache or skin rash.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking chlorpheniramine because you may feel sleepy.

Frequently asked questions for PIRITON

Chlorpheniramine

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.

Ammonium Chloride

Q.How does ammonium chloride work?
Ammonium chloride is used as an expectorant (helps in bringing mucus out of the lungs) thus helping in curing cough. Ammonium chloride is used to maintain the acid-base balance in the body and thus is used to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis

Q.Is ammonium chloride safe/ dangerous?
Anmmonium chloride is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor.

Sodium Citrate

Q.Is sodium citrate ionic, covalent, or dissolve in water?
Sodium citrate is an ionic compound and dissolves in water. It does not contain covalent bonds

Q.Is sodium citrate a preservative, vegan or natural compound?
Yes, sodium citrate is a vegan compound used as a preservative

Q.Can I take sodium citrate with antibiotics?
No, avoid taking any two medications together and keep a gap of at least 1 hour between two drugs

Q.Does sodium citrate cause diarrhea?
Yes, long term use of sodium citrate can cause diarrhea

Q.Does sodium citrate cure cystitis and cancer?
Sodium citrate is used to treat cystitis (inflammation of the urinary bladder) in women. It is not known to cause cancer

Q.Does sodium citrate contain gluten?
No, sodium citrate does not contain gluten

Q.Does sodium citrate bind calcium and have iodine in its structure?
No, sodium citrate does not contain iodine but it binds to the calcium in the blood and reduces blood clotting

Q.Is sodium citrate the same as citric acid?
Sodium citrate is an acid salt of citric acid

Q.Is sodium citrate safe?
Sodium citrate is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 21 November, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)