Piriteze Allergy Relief Syrup is 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. It 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.
- Sugar free
- Banana flavour
Adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over: Take two 5 ml spoonfuls once daily.
Children aged between 6 and 12 years: Give one 5 ml spoonful twice daily – morning and evening.
Children aged between 2 and 6 years: Give half a spoonful (2.5 ml) twice daily – morning and evening.
Children under 2 years: Not recommended.
For people with moderate kidney problems: Take one 5 ml spoonful once daily.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not take more than the recommended dose.
Do not give to children under 2 years.
Do not take Piriteze Allergy Relief Syrup:
- if you have ever had an allergic reaction to antihistamines or to any of the other ingredients
- if you have severe kidney problems
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking Piriteze Allergy Relief Syrup if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
Be careful when drinking alcohol while using Piriteze Allergy Relief Syrup. It can increase the effects of drinking.
Do not drive or operate machinery if the syrup makes you feel drowsy.
If you have kidney problems as you may need to take a lower dose (see How to take Piriteze Allergy Relief Syrup).
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 Relief Syrup.
If you have an enlarged prostate. It may increase the risk of having difficulty passing water.
Active ingredient Each 5 ml dose contains Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5 mg.
Other ingredients Glycerol, propylene glycol, sorbitol (E 420), methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E 218), propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E 216), sodium acetate, acetic acid, saccharin sodium, banana flavour and purified water.