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PIRITEZE ALLERGY 1MG/ML SYRUP

Active substance(s): CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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Cetirizine Hydrochloride
Please read right through this leaflet before you start using this medicine.
This medicine is available without prescription, but you still need to use Piriteze Allergy Syrup
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In this leaflet:
1. What Piriteze Allergy Syrup does
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5. How to store Piriteze Allergy Syrup
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1. What Piriteze Allergy Syrup does
Piriteze Allergy 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.
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The active ingredient is cetirizine hydrochloride, an antihistamine which can help to relieve the
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2. Check before you take Piriteze Allergy Syrup
Do not take Piriteze Allergy Syrup:
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3. How to take
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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 under 6 years: Not recommended.
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4. Possible side effects
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Confusion, hallucinations, abnormal liver function tests, rapid heartbeat.
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Common: Headache or dizziness, drowsiness or tiredness, restlessness, dry mouth, sore throat,
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5. How to store Piriteze Allergy Syrup

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Active ingredient Each 5 ml dose contains Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5 mg.
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The manufacturer is Farmaclair, Avenue du General de Gaulle, 14200 Herouville Saint Clair, France.
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This leaflet was last revised in November 2015.
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