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Piriton U Tablets

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 51.48*
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Piriton U Tablets Description

Piriton U Tab is an antiallergic medicine used in common cold and allergy including allergy to pollen or dust. It contains chlorpheniramine, which is an antiallergic group of medicines. It works by

opposing the action of histamine, formed in the body in certain allergic conditions. Take as prescribed by a doctor. Piriton U Tab should not be used in pregnancy, breastfeeding, and children below 6-years of age. Inform the doctor about other medicines you are consuming, especially the medicines for brain diseases or to induce sleep, as concomitant use of the medicines with Piriton U Tab , causes excessive sleepiness.


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Side effectsSleepiness, irritation, dryness of nose, mouth or throat, anxiety
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Uses of Piriton U Tablets

Piriton U Tab used to relieve symptoms of common cold, allergy, and hay fever, an allergy caused by pollen or dust. The symptoms may include runny nose, sneezing, itching of eyes, nose or throat, red...
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Contraindications of Piriton U Tablets

  • If you have a stomach or duodenal ulcer.
  • If you have glaucoma, a condition where eye pressure is increased.
  • If you may have a urinary bladder or prostate problem.
  • If you are taking medicines for psychiatric disorders (MAO inhibitors).
  • The medicine should not be given to a child less than 6-years of age.

Side effects of Piriton U Tablets

  • Sleepiness
  • Irritation
  • Dryness of nose, mouth or throat
  • Anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Fast heartbeat

Precautions and Warnings of Piriton U Tablets



Can I take Piriton U Tab during pregnancy?
Components of Piriton U Tab are known to be harmful to the unborn baby. Thus, it should be avoided in pregnant women. If you become pregnant while on the treatment with the medicine, then immediately inform the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Piriton U Tab while breastfeeding?
There is limited information available on the use of Piriton U Tab in breastfeeding mothers. However, as a component of the medicine is known to be excreted in milk, the medicine should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Piriton U Tab ?
Piriton U Tab causes sleepiness. If you are taking the medicine, then avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Piriton U Tab ?
Consuming alcohol along with Piriton U Tab increases sleepiness. Therefore, alcohol drinking should be avoided while taking the medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may develop an allergic reaction after taking Piriton U Tab
  • You have liver or kidney diseases.
  • You have asthma or other breathing problems.
  • Your blood pressure is high.
  • You have an overactive thyroid.
  • You have an allergy to other medicines or food.
  • You are taking medicines for sleeplessness.

Mode of Action of Piriton U Tablets

How Does It Work?

Chlorpheniramine in Piriton U Tab works by opposing the action of histamine, a chemical formed in the body in certain allergic conditions.

Directions for Use of Piriton U Tablets

Piriton U Tab should be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow it entirely with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It may be taken with or without food. It will be best if yo...
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Interactions of Piriton U Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Piriton U Tab or Piriton U Tab itself may affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Always inform the doctor about medicines you are taking, that includes prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for other disorde...
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  • If you on medications like antipsychotic medicine, antiepileptic medicines such as phenytoin, medicines used to induce calmness etc.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are moclobemide, Phenelzine, and Tranylcypromine, as they may interfere with the action of Piriton U Tab when given together.

Storage and disposal of Piriton U Tablets

  • Store Piriton U Tab at room temperature at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Piriton U Tablets


  • Symptoms of an overdose of Piriton U Tab include sleepiness, dry mouth, flushing, fever, confusion, weakness, ringing sensation in ears, blurring of vision, sleeplessness, and rarely seizures.
  • If you have taken too much of the medicine, then contact the doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Piriton U Tab , take it as soon as you remember. Time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does the intake of Piriton U Tab cause sleepiness?

A: Yes, sleepiness is the main side effect of Piriton U Tab . Thus belongs to a group of medicine called sedating antihistamines.

Q: How does Piriton U Tab work?

A: Piriton U Tab works by opposing the action of a substance called histamine, a chemical formed in the body in certain allergic conditions.

Q: Can Piriton U Tab be taken with other cold or allergy medicine such as cetirizine?

A: Taking Piriton U Tab with other cold or allergy medicine should be avoided, as it may increase sleepiness or may cause other untoward side effects.
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 04:41 PM (IST)

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