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chicken pox.......piriton syrup

(3 Posts)
mollie1968 Sat 06-Jun-09 22:09:53

help please I have 2 1/2 year old with chicken pox and have piriton syrup aged 1 plus in cupboard. I know there has been lots of fuss re this and seems to not be on the shelf in chemists anymore......canh i use this?

wrinklytum Sat 06-Jun-09 22:13:06

I uesd some for dd aged 3 the other day.Dose was 2.5 ml.She had an allergy.

Seona1973 Sun 07-Jun-09 17:00:28

piriton is not marketed as a cough medicine and was not included with the others that had their age limits increased. It should be fine to use.

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