Periactin 4mg Anti-Histamine Tablets – 30 Tablets

Brand: Periactin
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Periactin 4mg Anti-Histamine Tablets – 30 Tablets
  • Periactin 4mg Anti-Histamine Tablets – 30 Tablets

Periactin 4mg Anti-Histamine Tablets – 30 Tablets

Brand: Periactin
Out of stock

Periactin 4mg Anti-Histamine Tablets – 30 Tablets

Brand: Periactin
£8.49
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£8.49
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What are Periactin 4mg Tablets?

Periactin contains a medicine called cyproheptadine. This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘antihistamines’. In some illnesses too much ‘histamine’ and ‘serotonin’ are produced in the body. These occur naturally in your body. Periactin helps in these illnesses by stopping the unwanted effects of histamine and serotonin.

Periactin is used for:

  • skin allergies with itchiness, swelling, or red skin, eczema or nettle rash
  • itchiness of chicken pox and reactions to insect bites and stings
  • sneezing, watery eyes and blocked or runny nose caused by an allergy (allergic rhinitis)
  • conjunctivis caused by an allergy- with red, watery, inflamed eyes
  • migraine and other similar headaches.

How to take Periactin Tablets

  • Take this medicine by mouth.
  • If you do not understand the instructions, or you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

For allergies:

Adults and children over 14 years:

  • Start with 1 tablet three times a day.
  • Most patients need 3-4 tablets a day.
  • Do not take more than 8 tablets a day.

Children aged 7-14 years:

  • The usual dose is 1 tablet two or three times a day as needed.
  • If you need to give an extra dose, give it at bedtime.
  • Do not give more than 4 tablets a day.

Children aged 2-6 years:

  • The usual dose is half a tablet two or three times a day.
  • If you need to give an extra dose, give it at bedtime.
  • Do not give more than 3 tablets a day.

For migraine:

  • Take 1 tablet when you are getting the migraine
  • Take another one, if needed, after 30 minutes.
  • Then take 1 tablet every 4-6 hours to maintain relief.
  • Do not take more than 2 tablets in any 4-6 hour period.

What does Periactin contain?

The active substance is cyproheptadine hydrochloride. Each Periactin contains 4 mg anhydrous cyproheptadine hydrochloride.

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