Cetirizine Hydrochloride by Amneal Pharmaceuticals of New York, LLC
Medically reviewed on March 5, 2018
Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg in 5mL
Labeler: Amneal Pharmaceuticals of New York, LLC
NDC Code: 65162-005
*Compared to Children’s Zyrtec® active ingredient
(in each 5 mL teaspoonful)
Cetirizine HCl 5 mg
temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
- runny nose
- itchy, watery eyes
- itching of the nose and throat
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 breastfeeding:
- 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 of contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)
- use only with enclosed dosing cup
- find right dose on chart below
- mL = milliliter
|adults and children 6 years and over||1 teaspoonful (5 mL) or 2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL) once daily depending upon severity of symptoms; do not take more than 2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL) in 24 hours.|
|adults 65 years and over||1 teaspoonful (5 mL) once daily; do not take more than 1 teaspoonful (5 mL) in 24 hours.|
|children 2 to under 6 years of age||½ teaspoonful (2.5 mL) once daily. If needed, dose can be increased to a maximum of 1 teaspoonful (5 mL) once daily or ½ teaspoonful (2.5 mL) every 12 hours. Do not give more than 1 teaspoonful (5 mL) in 24 hours.|
|children under 2 years of age||ask a doctor|
|consumers with liver or kidney disease||ask a doctor|
- store between 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
- TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF NECKBAND IMPRINTED “SEALED FOR YOUR PROTECTION” IS BROKEN OR MISSSING.
Sucrose, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Sodium Acetate, Glacial Acetic Acid, Artificial Grape Flavor, Purified Water.
Monday through Friday 9AM – 5PM EST.
*This product is not manufactured or distributed by McNeil-PPC, Inc., distributor of Zyrtec® . Zyrtec® is a registered trademark of UCB Pharma, S.A.
Distributed by: Amneal Pharmaceuticals
Glasgow, KY 42141
|Labeler - Amneal Pharmaceuticals of New York, LLC (123797875)|
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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