Piriton Expectorant

Piriton Expt Liquid is used for the treatment of allergy reactions, hay fever, gastric problems, cough relief, kidney stones and itchy throat or skin conditions. Piriton Expt Liquid works by blocking the H1-receptor sites on tissues, which increases the excretion of extracellular electrolytes and water out of the body.

Piriton Expectorant

Ammonium chloride/ Chlorpheniramine maleate/ Sodium citrate

Piriton Expt

100ml, 450ml

GSK

Expectorant

Ammonium chloride 125 mg / Chlorpheniramine maleate 2.5 mg / Sodium citrate 55 mg

Chlorpheniramine

Uses
Chlorpheniramine is used as a treatment for allergic disorders and the symptoms it may cause.
How it Works
Chlorpheniramine works to treat allergic disorders and its symptoms by blocking histamine from binding to its receptors, which helps to provide relief from any allergies and its symptoms.When an allergic reaction occurs, cells in the body release histamine, this causes histamine to bind to certain receptors in the body, which then leads to allergy symptoms. Chlorpheniramine helps to overcome and treat these symptoms.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Chlorpheniramine may suffer from such side effects; Nausea, Constipation, Loss of appetite, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Dry throat, Dry skin, Headache, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Nasal congestion, Chest congestion, Vomiting

Ammonium Chloride

Uses
Ammonium Chloride is used in the treatment of cough with the presence of mucus.
How it Works
Ammonium chloride works by decreasing the stickiness of airway mucus secretions and helps in their removal of the mucus from the airways.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Ammonium Chloride include the symptoms below; Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Sickness, Nausea, Stomach pain, Shortness of breath, Difficulty in swallowing, Throat disorder

Sodium citrate

Uses
Sodium Citrate is used in the treatment of cough.
How it Works
Sodium citrate works to thin and loosens the mucus secretions in the nasal passageways, thus making it easier to cough out, relieving the cough.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Sodium citrate include the symptoms below; Diarrhea, Fluid loss.

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