Cetirizine 10mg tabs / Syr 5mg/5ml
Allergic skin conditions associated with pruritus such as Urticaria
- Adults / Children > 12 yrs – 1 tablet or 10 ml OD ( Pref. Nocte).
- Children 6 – 12 yrs: 10ml daily as a single dose or in divided doses BD.
- Children 2 – 6 yrs: 5mg daily as a single dose or in divided doses BD.
- Children 1 – 2 yrs: 2.5ml daily as a single dose or in divided doses BD.
- Children 6 Mns – 1 Yr: 1.25ml OD
- Under 6 Mns: Taken Pediatrician’s Advice.
- Pregnancy: Caution – safety has not been established;
Headache/dizziness/ fatigue/nausea and GI discomfort.
Long half life = OD dosing
Selective H1 antagonist = Non – sedating