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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Peritol purchase.


Read drug prescription

It is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Peritol before taking it.

What is Peritol

Peritol an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose
Peritol is used to treat sneezing, itching, watery eyes, runny nose, and other symptoms of allergies.
Peritol may also be used for purposes not listed in Peritol guide.

Peritol side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking Peritol and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
  • confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior;
  • seizure ;
  • ringing in your ears;
  • feeling like you might pass out;
  • fast or pounding heartbeats;
  • easy bruising or bleeding;
  • urinating less than usual or not at all; or
  • pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, or unusual weakness.

Less serious side effects may include:
  • mild drowsiness, dizziness, or spinning sensation;
  • feeling restlessness or excited (especially in children);
  • sleep problems (insomnia), tired feeling;
  • numbness or tingly feeling;
  • increased sweating or urination;
  • blurred vision;
  • appetite changes;
  • dry mouth or nose, upset stomach; or
  • nausea, diarrhea, constipation.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)
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Peritol dosing

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Reaction:

Initial dose: 4 mg orally three times a day
Maintenance dose: 12 to 16 mg/day, occasionally up to 32 mg/day but not to exceed 0.5 mg/kg/day

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis:

Initial dose: 4 mg orally three times a day
Maintenance dose: 12 to 16 mg/day, occasionally up to 32 mg/day but not to exceed 0.5 mg/kg/day

Usual Adult Dose for Pruritus:

Initial dose: 4 mg orally three times a day
Maintenance dose: 12 to 16 mg/day, occasionally up to 32 mg/day but not to exceed 0.5 mg/kg/day

Usual Adult Dose for Urticaria:

Initial dose: 4 mg orally three times a day
Maintenance dose: 12 to 16 mg/day, occasionally up to 32 mg/day but not to exceed 0.5 mg/kg/day

Usual Adult Dose for Anorexia Nervosa:

Initial dose: 2 mg orally four times a day
Maintenance dose: may increase gradually over 3 weeks to 8 mg orally four times a day

Usual Adult Dose for Cushing's Syndrome:

Initial dose: 2 mg orally four times a day
Maintenance dose: may increase gradually over 3 weeks to 8 mg orally four times a day

Usual Adult Dose for Cluster Headache:

4 mg orally four times a day

Usual Adult Dose for Migraine:

4 to 8 mg orally three times a day

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Reaction:

0.25 mg/kg/day or 8 mg/m2 body surface area in 2 to 3 divided doses, or by age as follows:
2 to 6 years: 2 mg orally two to three times a day, not to exceed 12 mg/day
7 to 14 years: 4 mg orally two to three times a day, not to exceed 16 mg/day

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis:

0.25 mg/kg/day or 8 mg/m2 body surface area in 2 to 3 divided doses, or by age as follows:
2 to 6 years: 2 mg orally two to three times a day, not to exceed 12 mg/day
7 to 14 years: 4 mg orally two to three times a day, not to exceed 16 mg/day

Usual Pediatric Dose for Pruritus:

0.25 mg/kg/day or 8 mg/m2 body surface area in 2 to 3 divided doses, or by age as follows:
2 to 6 years: 2 mg orally two to three times a day, not to exceed 12 mg/day
7 to 14 years: 4 mg orally two to three times a day, not to exceed 16 mg/day

Usual Pediatric Dose for Urticaria:

0.25 mg/kg/day or 8 mg/m2 body surface area in 2 to 3 divided doses, or by age as follows:
2 to 6 years: 2 mg orally two to three times a day, not to exceed 12 mg/day
7 to 14 years: 4 mg orally two to three times a day, not to exceed 16 mg/day

Usual Pediatric Dose for Anorexia:

> 13 years: 2 mg orally 4 times a day. May be increased gradually over a 3 week period to 8 mg 4 times a day. Maximum dose is 32 mg/day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Migraine:

4 mg orally two to three times a day

Compare prices at online shops

Prices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Peritol medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
Themis Pharmaceuticals Limited
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.10India
5 ml200 ml$0.62India


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

Generic drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
Anabol NA Syrup $0.46Swiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
4 mg x 10's $0.10
1 .5 mg x 30ml $0.29
Apel 2mg Syrup $0.40Lancer Health Care Pvt Ltd
Apel 4mg TAB / 100 $1.39
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.14
Apenorm 4mg Tablet $0.02Cipla Ltd
4 mg x 10's $0.14
APENORM tab 4 mg x 10's $0.14Cipla
Apenorm 4mg TAB / 10 $0.14
APENORM 4MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each) $0.18Cipla Ltd
Apenorm 2mg Syrup $0.98Cipla Ltd
APENORM 2MG SYRUP 1 bottle(s) (200 ML syrup each) $0.98Cipla Ltd
10 ml200 ml$0.76
APETAMIN 2MG SYRUP 1 bottle(s) (200 ML syrup each) $1.45Tablets India Limited
Apetamin 2mg/5ml Syrup $1.59Tablets India Limited
APETAMIN Liquid / 2mg per 5ml (200ml units) $0.59Tablets (India)
2 mg x 200ml $0.61
Apetamin 2mg SYR / 200ml $0.61
APETAMIN syr 2 mg x 200ml $0.61Tablets
5 ml200 ml$0.83
Apetone 4mg Tablet $0.08Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd
APETONE 4MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each) $0.83Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd
APETONE SYRUP 1 bottle(s) (200 ML syrup each) $1.19Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.17
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.17
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.18
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.15
5 ml200 ml$0.64
2 mg x 5 mL x 200ml $0.64
APTAUR syr 2 mg x 5 mL x 200ml $0.64Taurus Labs
Aptaur 2mg x 5mL SYR / 200ml $0.64
Aptaur NA Syrup $0.96Taurus Laboratories Pvt Ltd
APTAUR SYRUP 1 bottle(s) (200 ML syrup each) $0.96Taurus Laboratories Pvt Ltd
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.12
Becyp 4 mg Tablet $0.01
5 ml100 ml$0.42
4 mg x 10's $0.21
2 mg x 5 mL x 100ml $0.45
5 ml200 ml$0.70
Ciprohep 200 ml Syrup $0.02
1 Tablet100 Tablet$0.66
Cym 4 mg Tablet $0.01
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.11
Cyper 4 mg Tablet $0.01
30 ml30 ml$0.36
5 ml200 ml$0.76
Cyphoden 30 ml Drop $0.01
Cyphoden 2 mg Syrup $0.02
1 .5 mg x 30ml $0.36
CYPHODEN oral drops 1.5 mg x 30ml $0.36Adley
Cyphoden 1.5mg DPS / 30ml $0.36
2 mg x 200ml $0.76
CYPHODEN syr 2 mg x 200ml $0.76Adley
Cyphoden 2mg SYR / 200ml $0.76
2 mg/5ml/250ml1 $36.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
4 mg90 $30.40USA
4 mg100 $30.00Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
4 mg100 $30.15Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
4 mg100 $41.00Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, UK
4 mg100 $63.28Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
Cyproheptadine hcl powder $7.34
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.14
Cyprolite 4 mg Tablet $0.01
Cyproson 200 ml Syrup $0.02
CYPROSON SYRUP 1 bottle(s) (200 ML syrup each) $0.93Patson Laboratories Pvt Ltd
5 ml200 ml$0.98
Cypta 200 ml Syrup $0.02
Glocyp 4 mg x 10 x 10's $1.11
5 ml200 ml$0.54
Heptasan 4 mg x 10 x 10's $1.37
5 ml100 ml$0.43
5 ml200 ml$0.84
5 ml100 ml$0.31
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.09
5 ml200 ml$0.74
1 Tablet10 Tablet$0.17
Oten 4 mg Tablet $0.02
2 mg5ml240 ml$21.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
2 mg5ml240 ml$21.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
Poncohist 4 mg x 5 x 20's $2.44
4 mg x 10's $0.19
Practin 4mg Soft Gelatin Capsule $0.69Wockhardt Ltd
Practin 2mg Syrup $1.27Wockhardt Ltd
1 Tablet200 Tablet$1.40
5 ml200 ml$0.69
TRIACTIN 4 MG/100 MG/500 MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each) $1.89Pharmed Ltd
Triactin 4mg Tablet $0.20Pharmed Ltd
Triactin 8mg Tablet $0.32Pharmed Ltd
TRIACTIN 8 MG/100 MG/500 MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each) $3.08Pharmed Ltd
Triactin 500+250+50 Tablet $0.07
10 's $0.67
TRIACTIN tab 10's $0.67Pharmed
Triactin Chlorzoxazone 250mg, Diclofenac K 50mg, Paracetamol500mg TAB / 10 $0.67
Triactin Diclofenac potassium 50 mg, Chlorzoxazone 250 mg, Paracetamol 500 mg. TAB / 10 $0.67
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References

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Peritol - Frequently asked Questions

Can Peritol be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

How should I take Peritol?

Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Do not give this medication to a child younger than 4 years old. Always ask a doctor before giving a cold or allergy medicine to a child. Death can occur from the misuse of cold and allergy medicines in very young children.

Measure liquid medicine with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

Who should not take Peritol?

Do not use Peritol if you have used an MAO inhibitor such as furazolidone, isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), rasagiline (Azilect), selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam, Zelapar), or tranylcypromine (Parnate) in the last 14 days. A dangerous drug interaction could occur, leading to serious side effects.

You should not use Peritol if you are allergic to it, or if you have:

  • narrow-angle glaucoma;

  • a stomach ulcer or obstruction;

  • an enlarged prostate or urination problems;

  • if you are having an asthma attack; or

  • if you are elderly or have a debilitating disease.

To make sure you can safely take Peritol, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:

  • glaucoma;

  • a history of asthma;

  • high blood pressure;

  • heart disease; or

  • an overactive thyroid.

FDA pregnancy category B. Peritol is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

It is not known whether Peritol passes into breast milk, but if it does it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication while you are breast-feeding a baby.

What other drugs will affect Peritol?

Cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety can add to sleepiness caused by Peritol. Tell your doctor if you regularly use any of these medicines, or any other antihistamine.

This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with Peritol. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Can Peritol be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Peritol be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Reviews

Following the study conducted by wdrugs.com on Peritol, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Peritol. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

Patient reports

Patient reported useful

No survey data has been collected yet


One patient reported side effects

Does the Peritol Have Any Side Effects?
Based on the survey report from users of wdrugs.com, about It has side effects number of people suffered some side effect after consumption of Peritol. All drugs have a portion of undesirable side effects. These effects could be irritations too insignificant for the patient to even notice. However, the side effects of drugs may be determined by several factors like severity of disease and conditions associated with individual patients. However, one of the biggest factors is the dosage consumed. The higher the quantity taken by an individual, the greater the healing effect and the corresponding side effect. All patients have their different intensity of side effects. Ensure you consult your health care provider immediately you notice an unusual side effect affect the consumption of Peritol.
Patients%
It has side effects1
100.0%


Two patients reported price estimates

Do you think The Price of Peritol is Worth It?
Do you feel you paid higher than the value you got from it after usage? According to reports from wdrugs.com users, on whether the Peritol medicine is affordable, users shared different opinions on the question. The views concerning the price of the medicine were based on some factors like the brand the patient bought, the price compared to its level of effectiveness, the nation or country where the medicine is sold, and the amount of money the patient has. For users who are of the opinion that the medicine is unaffordable, they may have to consider a medicine with another brand in a bid to reduce cost.
Patients%
Not expensive2
100.0%


Three patients reported frequency of use

How often should I take Peritol?
According to the survey, wdrugs.com reported that users of Peritol should take Once in a day as the primarily recommended frequency. However, patients are advised to follow the dosage as prescribed by their physician religiously. To get the opinions of other patients on the ideal consumption frequency of the medicine, click here.
Patients%
Once in a day1
33.3%
Twice in a day1
33.3%
4 times in a day1
33.3%


Four patients reported doses

What is the specific doses you have used?
Peritol May come in various doses. In most cases, antibiotics, antihypertensive, pain killers and anti-diabetic drugs available in different doses. Your doctor may prescribe any of the doses based on the severity of the patient's condition. According to our reports, users of wdrugs.com used the drugs in the following dosage percentage (Provide dosage percentage). Only a handful of drugs are made in a single or fixed dose. Regular health conditions like fever have similar doses. For instance [acetaminophen, 500mg] was used by the patients surveyed although it comes in different doses.
Patients%
1-5mg2
50.0%
11-50mg1
25.0%
501mg-1g1
25.0%


Patient reported time for results

No survey data has been collected yet


Patient reported administration

No survey data has been collected yet


Eight patients reported age

Patients%
16-295
62.5%
6-152
25.0%
1-51
12.5%


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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology