How often should I take 5mg of Xyzal? I have samples & don't remember how often I should take it?
- 11 Apr 2010 by Little Patty
- 22 April 2010
The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.
The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.
* For oral dosage forms (solution or tablets):
o For hay fever or hives:
+ Adults and children 12 years of age and older—5 milligrams (mg) or 10 milliliters (mL) once a day in the evening. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed.
+ Children 6 to 11 years of age—2.5 mg (half tablet) or 5 mL once a day in the evening.
+ Children 6 months to 5 years of age—1.25 mg or 2.5 mL once a day in the evening.
+ Infants up to 6 months old—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
- Xyzal Information for Consumers
- Xyzal Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Xyzal (detailed)
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