Piriteze Allergy Tablets – 7 Pack
- Hayfever & Respiratory Allergies
- Hayfever (Itchy or Watery Eyes, Sneezing and a Runny Nose)
- Skin & Pet Allergies
- Rash, Itching & Urticaria (Hives)
- Mould Spore Allergies
- House Dust Mite Allergies
Each tablet contains cetirizine hydrochloride 10 mg.
Piriteze Allergy Tablets are used to treat the allergic symptoms of hayfever (itchy or watery eyes, sneezing and a runny nose) and other allergies e.g. pet, house dust mite and mould spore allergies. They can also be used to relieve the rashes and itching of chronic urticaria (hives). The active ingredient is cetirizine hydrochloride, an antihistamine which can help to relieve the symptoms of some allergies and itchy skin rashes.
Adults and children aged 12 years and over:
Swallow one tablet once a day.
Children aged 6 to 12 years:
Swallow half a tablet twice a day.
Children under 6 years:
If you have kidney problems you should talk to your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking these tablets as a lower dose may be required.
Do not take more than the recommended dose. Do not give to children under 6 years. If you take too many tablets contact your doctor or casualty department. Do not drive if you have taken too many tablets. If you forget to take the tablets take one as soon as you remember, unless it is nearly time to take the next one. Never take two doses together. If your symptoms persist, see your doctor.
Please read patient information leaflet before using this medicine. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Do not take Piriteze Allergy Tablets:
If you have ever had an allergic reaction to antihistamines or to any of the other ingredients listed in the leaflet.
If you have severe kidney problems.
Take special care with Piriteze Allergy Tablets
If you have an intolerance to some sugars.
Be careful when drinking alcohol while using Piriteze Allergy Tablets. They can increase the effects of drinking.
Do not drive or operate machinery if the tablets make you feel drowsy. At the recommended dose, Piriteze Allergy Tablets do not cause drowsiness in the majority of people.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking these tablets if you have kidney problems as you may need to take a lower dose.
If you are epileptic or at risk of convulsions (fits).
If you are having an allergy skin test you need to wait 3 days after taking Piriteze Allergy Tablets.
If you have an enlarged prostate. It may increase the risk of having difficulty passing water.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, talk to your doctor before taking these tablets.