Periactin Product Description
Periactin is an antipyretic and antiallergic agent characterized by sedative and anticholinergic properties. Periactin is used to treat chronic and acute allergic and pruritic conditions in adults and children aged above 2 years.
Periactin helps to quickly reduce the inflammation and to relieve itching in such hypersensitivity reactions as:
- anogenital pruritus;
- dermatitis; dermatographic urticaria drug allergy;
- eczema and eczematoid dermatitis;
- lichen simplex chronicus;
- mild allergic skin reactions caused by cold urticaria or angioneurotic oedema;
- perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis;
- pink eye caused by food allergy or inhalant allergens;
- pruritus caused by chickenpox;
- serum sickness;
- skin reactions to insect bites;
- vasomotor rhinitis.
Besides, Periactin is effective in treatment of allergic reactions, the drug may reduce vascular headaches. Therefore, it can be used to treat cluster and migraine headache.
If you forgot to take your dose of Periactin, take it immediately as you remember. If it is almost time for the next prescribed Periactin dose, just skip the missed tablet and do not double the next dose of this antihistamine agent.
For the treatment of potentially life-threatening allergic reactions, Periactin can be indicated with Adrenalin and other life support measures. If anaphylaxis is caused by individual hypersensitivity to Periactin, the application of the anti-allergic, anti-pruritic agent should be ceased.
It is recommended to keep Periactin at room temperature not above 25°C, in a warm dry place where young children can not reach it.
Periactin Safety Information
In case of Periactin overdose in children, very severe side effects may develop. Therefore, the dosage of Periactin should be matched for each age group individually, and the daily Periactin dose for children should be increased with caution.
The information about anaphylactic and allergic reactions, available in the review of Periactin, is for informational purposes only and is not intended to take the place of clinical diagnosis or medical advice from a healthcare professional. The online pharmacy does not take any responsibility for any kind of damage or loss, which can happen from using the information about antihistamine agent Periactin.
Periactin Side Effects
Sleep disorders and sedation are considered to be the most common side effects, which may appear during the use of antihistamine agent Periactin. In rare cases Periactin may cause other side effects, including excitation, disturbed coordination, tremor, nervousness, rash, excessive perspiration, vertigo, tachycardia, epigastric distress, diarrhea, constipation, nausea or vomiting. Usually, side effects, caused by the use of Periactin, occur within three or four days and then disappear.