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Piriton Tablets 4mg 1000’s
Piriton Tablets 4mg 1000’s, chlorphenamine (CP, CPM), also known as chlorpheniramine, is an antihistamine used to treat the symptoms of allergic conditions such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever). It is taken by mouth. The medication takes effect within 6 hours and lasts for about a day.
Common side effects include sleepiness, restlessness, and weakness. Other side effects may include dry mouth and wheeziness. It is a first-generation antihistamine and works by blocking the H1 receptor.
Chlorphenamine was patented in 1948 and came into medical use in 1949. It is available as a generic medication and over-the-counter antihistamine.
Uses Of Piriton Tablets 4mg 1000’s
- Piriton Tablets 4mg 1000’s are used for treating allergic reactions such as hay fever, runny nose, pruritus (severely itchy patches), urticaria (round, itch welts), itching dermatoses (itchy patches), common cold, etc. Piriton Tablets 4mg 1000 are also used as an adjuvant in the treatment of eczema (a condition causing itchy and red skin), dermatitis (skin irritation), and drug eruptions.
- Chlorphenamine is often combined with phenylpropanolamine to form an allergy medication with both antihistamine and decongestant properties, though phenylpropanolamine is no longer available in the US after studies showed it increased the risk of stroke in young women. Chlorphenamine remains available with no such risk.
- Chlorphenamine may be combined with the opioid hydrocodone.
- Chlorpheniramine immediate-release syrups are also marketed. The antihistamine is helpful in cases where allergy or common cold is the reason for the cough; it is also a potentiator of opioids, allowing enhanced suppression of cough, analgesia, and other effects from a given quantity of the drug by itself. In various places in the world, cough and cold preparations containing codeine and chlorphenamine are available.
Side Effects Of Piriton Tablets 4mg 1000’s
The patients administered this medicine may experience drowsiness, dizziness, headaches, dry mouth, attention disturbances, fatigue, and blurred vision.
When Not To Use?
Patients with an allergy to any of the contents of chlorpheniramine should avoid the use of this medicine.
How To Use?
- Consume chlorpheniramine orally in conjunction with food according to the instructions of the doctor.
- Take the tablet in whole and swallow it with water.
- Don’t crush, chew or cut the tablet.
- Use chlorpheniramine frequently to get the greatest benefit from it.
- To aid in remembering, take chlorpheniramine with you at the same time.
- Quantity will be determined by the severity of your medical condition and your response to treatment.
Do not increase the dosage or use this product more often than recommended.
- Complete the entire course of medication.
- It is important to consult your doctor immediately for any adverse reactions.
This medicine is best taken either with or without food.
- Chlorpheniramine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from chlorpheniramine
- Chlorpheniramine is not recommended for use in patients with heart conditions.
How does this medicine work?
Chlorpheniramine acts as an anti-inflammatory on cells. It lowers the level of chemical mediators which trigger inflammation in the cells and thus reduces and reduces pain for the patient.
When not to use this medicine?
The hypersensitivity of the chlorpheniramine maleate, or any other component of the formulation, and glaucoma with narrow-angle (high blood pressure within the eye) and bladder neck obstruction and symptomatic prostate hypertrophy and acute asthmatic attacks.
Will this medicine make me sleepy?
Yes, the medicine can make the user feel sleepy. Do not drive or do any job that requires attention when you’re taking this medicine.
Is this medicine safe for children?
It is medicine is not approved for infants under one year old.
What are its side effects?
Patients who are treated with this medicine might experience drowsiness, headaches, dizziness dry mouth, eye problems fatigue, and unclear vision.