Cetirizine and Levocetirizine Use in Children

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

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Pediatr Pharm. 2010;16(6) 

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Availability

Cetirizine (Zyrtec® and others) is available as 5 and 10 mg tablets, 5 and 10 mg chewable tablets, 10 mg liquid gels, and a 1 mg/mL oral syrup. It is also sold in a combination product with 5 mg cetirizine and 120 mg pseudoephedrine.[3] All cetirizine products are available without prescription. Levocetirizine (Xyzal® is available by prescription as a 5 mg scored tablet and a 0.5 mg/mL oral solution.[4,5]

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