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Generic Name: cetirizine hydrochloride
Dosage Form: tablet, film coated

Zyrtec®

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Cetirizine HCl 10 mg

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Purpose

Antihistamine

Uses

temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:

  • runny nose
  • sneezing
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • itching of the nose or throat

Warnings

Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients or to an antihistamine containing hydroxyzine.

Ask a doctor before use if you have liver or kidney disease. Your doctor should determine if you need a different dose.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking tranquilizers or sedatives.

When using this product

  • drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

Stop use and ask a doctor if an allergic reaction to this product occurs. Seek medical help right away.

If pregnant or breast-feeding:

  • if breast-feeding: not recommended
  • if pregnant: ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions

adults and children 6 years and over one 10 mg tablet once daily; do not take more than one 10 mg tablet in 24 hours. A 5 mg product may be appropriate for less severe symptoms.
adults 65 years and over ask a doctor
children under 6 years of age ask a doctor
consumers with liver or kidney disease ask a doctor

Other information

  • store between 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
  • do not use if imprinted foil inner seal on bottle is broken or missing

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide

Questions?

call 1-800-343-7805

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

Original Prescription Strength

NDC 50580-726-36

Zyrtec®ALLERGY

Cetirizine HCl/
antihistamine
10 mg tablets

Indoor & Outdoor Allergies

24
hour

Relief of

  • Sneezing
  • Runny Nose
  • Itchy, Watery Eyes
  • Itchy Throat or Nose

30
Tablets
10 mg each

Zyrtec 
cetirizine hydrochloride tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:50580-726
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Cetirizine Hydrochloride (Cetirizine) Cetirizine Hydrochloride 10 mg
Product Characteristics
Color WHITE Score 2 pieces
Shape RECTANGLE (rounded-off rectangular biconvex tablet) Size 9mm
Flavor Imprint Code Zyrtec;10;MG
Contains         
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:50580-726-03 50 BLISTER PACK (BLISTER) in 1 CARTON
1 1 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
2 NDC:50580-726-13 3 BLISTER PACK (BLISTER) in 1 CARTON
2 1 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
3 NDC:50580-726-30 5 BLISTER PACK (BLISTER) in 1 PACKAGE
3 1 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
4 NDC:50580-726-32 14 BLISTER PACK (BLISTER) in 1 PACKAGE
4 1 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
5 NDC:50580-726-36 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (BOTTLE) in 1 PACKAGE
5 30 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
6 NDC:50580-726-50 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (BOTTLE) in 1 PACKAGE
6 50 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
7 NDC:50580-726-51 2 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (BOTTLE) in 1 PACKAGE
7 50 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
8 NDC:50580-726-38 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (BOTTLE) in 1 PACKAGE
8 45 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
9 NDC:50580-726-70 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (BOTTLE) in 1 PACKAGE
9 70 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
10 NDC:50580-726-90 2 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (BOTTLE) in 1 PACKAGE
10 45 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
11 NDC:50580-726-66 75 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 PACKAGE, COMBINATION
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
NDA NDA019835 10/01/2008
Labeler - McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNeil-PPC, Inc. (878046358)
Revised: 01/2010
 
McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNeil-PPC, Inc.



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