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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Piriton, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Piriton side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Piriton.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Piriton side effects are:
Hair Loss (19 reports)
Diarrhea (13 reports)
Heart Pain (8 reports)
Bad Taste In Mouth (6 reports)
Nausea (5 reports)
I Took (4 reports)
Once I Happened To Be In Very Bad Condition (4 reports)
Dizziness (3 reports)
Once I Happened To Be In Very Bad Condition,i Took (3 reports)

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Piriton Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Piriton reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Piriton on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

Infusion Related Reaction, Nausea, Tremor, Dyspnoea, Blood Pressure Decreased, Flushing, Tachycardia, Vomiting, Feeling Hot
on Mar 11, 2011 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 39 years of age, was treated with Piriton. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piriton side effects: infusion related reaction, nausea, tremor, dyspnoea, blood pressure decreased, flushing, tachycardia, vomiting, feeling hot. Piriton dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Dry Throat, Head Discomfort, Feeling Abnormal, Pallor, Sensation Of Heaviness, Feeling Hot, Oropharyngeal Pain, Dizziness
Patient was taking Piriton. Patient felt the following Piriton side effects: dry throat, head discomfort, feeling abnormal, pallor, sensation of heaviness, feeling hot, oropharyngeal pain, dizziness on Feb 17, 2011 from IRELAND Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 147.7 lb, . Piriton dosage: 4 Mg, Tid.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Methylprednisolone (1000 Mg, Tid)
  • Calcichew D3 Forte
  • Deltacortril (10 Mg, Qd)
  • Paracetamol (1 G, Tid)
  • Mabthera (1000 Mg, Days 1+14)
  • Mabthera (Unk Mg, Days 1+15)
  • Fosamax (70 Mg, 1/week)
Patient was hospitalized.

Dermatitis Allergic, Visual Impairment
Adverse event was reported on Feb 03, 2011 by a Male taking Piriton (Dosage: N/A) . Location: , 60 years of age, weighting 143.3 lb, After Piriton was administered, patient encountered several Piriton side effects: dermatitis allergic, visual impairment.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amoxicillin (500mg)
  • Pantoprazole
  • Co-dydramol
  • Meloxicam
  • Nicorette
  • Nicotine
  • Salamol
  • Alupent (20mg - Tid - Oral)
Patient was hospitalized.

Cold Sweat, Heart Rate Decreased, Infusion Related Reaction, Nausea, Syncope
on Mar 09, 2010 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 55 years of age, was treated with Piriton. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piriton side effects: cold sweat, heart rate decreased, infusion related reaction, nausea, syncope. Piriton dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:


Cold Sweat, Heart Rate Decreased, Hypotension, Infusion Related Reaction, Nausea, Syncope
on Mar 09, 2010 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 68 years of age, was treated with Piriton. Patient felt the following Piriton side effects: cold sweat, heart rate decreased, hypotension, infusion related reaction, nausea, syncope. Piriton dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Cold Sweat, Heart Rate Decreased, Infusion Related Reaction, Nausea, Syncope
Patient was taking Piriton. After Piriton was administered, patient encountered several Piriton side effects: cold sweat, heart rate decreased, infusion related reaction, nausea, syncope on Mar 09, 2010 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Male , 39 years of age, . Piriton dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Arthritis, Dizziness, Sinus Disorder
Adverse event was reported on Feb 04, 2009 by a Female taking Piriton (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED KINGDOM , child 8 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piriton side effects: arthritis, dizziness, sinus disorder.
Associated medications used:
  • Flixonase
  • Antibiotics
  • Etanercept (10mg Two Times Per Week)
  • Methotrexate
  • Prednisolone
  • Amoxicillin
  • Loratadine
  • Ibuprofen Tablets


Amnesia, Anxiety, Chills, Condition Aggravated, Crohn's Disease, Dizziness, Dry Mouth, Dysarthria
on Dec 12, 2007 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 23 years of age, weighting 233.7 lb, was treated with Piriton. Patient felt the following Piriton side effects: amnesia, anxiety, chills, condition aggravated, crohn's disease, dizziness, dry mouth, dysarthria. Piriton dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Cyclizine
  • Durogesic Patch (100ugh See Dosage Text)
  • Temazepam
  • Diazepam
  • Oramorph Sr (20ml Per Day)
  • Predfoam


Amnesia, Anxiety, Chills, Dizziness, Dry Mouth, Dysarthria, Dyspnoea, Headache
on Nov 16, 2007 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 23 years of age, weighting 233.7 lb, was treated with Piriton. After Piriton was administered, patient encountered several Piriton side effects: amnesia, anxiety, chills, dizziness, dry mouth, dysarthria, dyspnoea, headache. Piriton dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Cyclizine
  • Durogesic Patch (100ugh See Dosage Text)
  • Temazepam
  • Diazepam
  • Oramorph Sr (20ml Per Day)
  • Predfoam
  • Tramadol Hcl
  • Paracetamol


Stillbirth
Patient was taking Piriton(chlorphenamine Maleate) Tablet. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piriton side effects: stillbirth on Jun 07, 2007 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 22 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Piriton(chlorphenamine Maleate) Tablet dosage: 4 Mg, Oral.

Stillbirth, Yellow Skin
Adverse event was reported on May 10, 2007 by a Female taking Piriton (Dosage: 4mg See Dosage Text) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 22 years of age, weighting 163.1 lb, Patient felt the following Piriton side effects: stillbirth, yellow skin.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Stillbirth, Yellow Skin
on May 03, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 22 years of age, weighting 163.1 lb, was treated with Piriton. After Piriton was administered, patient encountered several Piriton side effects: stillbirth, yellow skin. Piriton dosage: 4mg See Dosage Text.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Stillbirth
on Apr 27, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 22 years of age, weighting 163.1 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Piriton. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piriton side effects: stillbirth. Piriton dosage: 16mg Four Times Per Day.

Asthma, Dyspnoea, Pharyngeal Oedema, Sensation Of Foreign Body, Throat Tightness
Patient was taking Piriton Syrup. Patient felt the following Piriton side effects: asthma, dyspnoea, pharyngeal oedema, sensation of foreign body, throat tightness on May 24, 2006 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 42 years of age, weighting 175.3 lb, was diagnosed with and. Piriton Syrup dosage: 10ml Twice Per Day.

Asthma, Dyspnoea, Pharyngeal Oedema, Sensation Of Foreign Body, Throat Tightness
Adverse event was reported on May 24, 2006 by a Female taking Piriton Syrup (Dosage: 10ml Twice Per Day) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 42 years of age, weighting 175.3 lb, After Piriton was administered, patient encountered several Piriton side effects: asthma, dyspnoea, pharyngeal oedema, sensation of foreign body, throat tightness.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Gaviscon
  • Saline Steripoules (1amp Three Times Per Day)
  • Salbutamol Inhaler (2puff As Required)
  • Paracetamol (2tab Four Times Per Day)
  • Asmanex
  • Oxygen
  • Cefixime Chewable (1tab Twice Per Day)
  • Alendronic Acid (70mg Weekly)


Asthma, Dyspnoea, Pharyngeal Oedema, Sensation Of Foreign Body, Throat Tightness
on May 24, 2006 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 42 years of age, weighting 175.3 lb, was treated with Piriton Syrup. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piriton side effects: asthma, dyspnoea, pharyngeal oedema, sensation of foreign body, throat tightness. Piriton Syrup dosage: 10ml Twice Per Day.
Associated medications used:
  • Gaviscon
  • Saline Steripoules (1amp Three Times Per Day)
  • Salbutamol Inhaler (2puff As Required)
  • Paracetamol (2tab Four Times Per Day)
  • Asmanex
  • Oxygen
  • Cefixime Chewable (1tab Twice Per Day)
  • Alendronic Acid (70mg Weekly)


Asthma, Dyspnoea, Pharyngeal Oedema, Sensation Of Foreign Body, Throat Tightness
on May 24, 2006 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 42 years of age, was treated with Piriton Syrup. Patient felt the following Piriton side effects: asthma, dyspnoea, pharyngeal oedema, sensation of foreign body, throat tightness. Piriton Syrup dosage: 10ml Twice Per Day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Gaviscon
  • Saline Steripoules (1amp Three Times Per Day)
  • Salbutamol Inhaler (2puff As Required)
  • Paracetamol (2tab Four Times Per Day)
  • Asmanex
  • Oxygen
  • Cefixime Chewable (1tab Twice Per Day)
  • Alendronic Acid (70mg Weekly)


Dyspnoea, Pruritus
Patient was taking Piriton. After Piriton was administered, patient encountered several Piriton side effects: dyspnoea, pruritus on Apr 21, 2006 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Male , 23 years of age, . Piriton dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Periorbital Oedema, Pruritus, Swelling Face
Adverse event was reported on Jan 03, 2006 by a Female taking Piriton (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 65 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piriton side effects: periorbital oedema, pruritus, swelling face.
Associated medications used:

Eyelid Disorder, Locked-in Syndrome, Paralysis, Speech Disorder
on Aug 18, 2005 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 41 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Piriton. Patient felt the following Piriton side effects: eyelid disorder, locked-in syndrome, paralysis, speech disorder. Piriton dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Morphine (1mg As Required)
  • Paracetamol (1g Four Times Per Day)
  • Diclofenac (50mg Three Times Per Day)
  • Enoxaparin Sodium (20mg Per Day)


Dyspnoea, Loss Of Consciousness, Pallor, Paraesthesia Oral, Respiratory Arrest
on Jun 29, 2005 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , child 7 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Piriton. After Piriton was administered, patient encountered several Piriton side effects: dyspnoea, loss of consciousness, pallor, paraesthesia oral, respiratory arrest. Piriton dosage: N/A.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

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