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Cetirizine Ophthalmic Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 19, 2020.

Applies to the following strengths: 0.24%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Conjunctivitis

Instill one drop in each affected eye twice daily (approximately 8 hours apart).

Use: For treatment of ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Conjunctivitis

2 years and older: Instill one drop in each affected eye twice daily (approximately 8 hours apart).

Use: For treatment of ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-None

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-To prevent contaminating the dropper tip and solution, patients should not touch their eyelids or surrounding areas with the dropper tip of the bottle.

Storage requirements:
-Store the original container at 15C to 25C (59 to 77F).
-Single-use containers should be stored in the original foil pouch until ready to use.

General:
-Single-use containers should be used immediately after opening.
-Discard single-use container and any remaining contents after administration.

Patient advice:
-Remove contact lenses before using the drops.
-The single-use container can be used to dose both eyes.

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