What is it
Zirtek liquid contains Cetirizine and is an antihistamine.
In adults and children aged 2 years and above, Zirtek is indicated
for the relief of nasal and ocular symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis
for the relief of urticaria and hives
Adults and adolescents above 12 years. 10mg once daily as 10 ml oral solution (2 full measuring spoons)
Children between 6 and 12 years. 5mg twice daily as 5ml (1 full measuring spoon) twice daily.
Children between 2 and 6 years. 2.5mg twice daily as 2.5 ml oral solution (a halfmeasuring spoon) twice daily.
Warnings and Cautions
Do not take if you have a severe kidney disease (severe renal failure with creatinine clearance below 10 ml/min)
Do not take If you are allergic to cetirizine dihydrochloride, to any of the other ingredients listed on the product, to hydroxyzine or to any piperazine derivatives (closely related active ingredients of other medicines)
Zirtek should not be taken by pregnant women. Consult your doctor.
Keep out of reach of children
Each 10ml contains 10mg of cetirizine.
10ml Zirtek oral solution (=2 measuring spoons) contains.3.15g glucose equivalents (sorbitol).