Cetirizine and Levocetirizine Use in Children

Marcia L. Buck, Pharm.D., FCCP, FPPAG


Pediatr Pharm. 2010;16(6) 

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Cetirizine and levocetirizine are effective therapies for the management of allergic rhinitis and urticaria in children as well as adults. Their decreased propensity to cause somnolence compared to the first generation antihistamines makes them first-line therapy for most patients.


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