Piriton syrup has been trusted by mums for generations to help relieve the symptoms of hay fever and other allergies. It contains the active ingredient chlorphenamine maleate. Chlorphenamine belongs to a group of drugs called antihistamines which help relieve the symptoms of some allergies and itchy skin rashes.
Piriton Syrup is used to treat the allergic symptoms (runny and itchy nose, with or without stuffiness) caused by hay fever and other allergies e.g. pet and house dust mite allergies. It relieves the itchiness, redness, swelling, tenderness and irritation associated with many allergic skin problems.
You can take the syrup for: * Hayfever and other allergies e.g. pet, house dust mite and mould spore allergies * Nettle rash and hives * Skin allergies and dermatitis * Prickly heat and heat rash * Allergic reactions to food, food additives or medicines * Insect bites and stings * The itchy rash of chickenpox