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    • 2 years & older
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FDA approves formulations of Zyrtec (cetirizine HCl) for nonprescription use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved tablet, chewable tablet, and syrup formulations of Zyrtec (cetirizine HCl) for nonprescription use.

The nonprescription drug is approved for the temporary relief of symptoms due to hay fever or other respiratory allergies (sneezing; runny nose; itchy, watery eyes; itchy throat or nose) in adults and children 2 years of age and older.  

The nonprescription Zyrtec products also are approved for the relief of itching due to hives in people 6 years of age and older, including adults.

"The approval of Zyrtec for nonprescription use offers an additional treatment option for children and adults," said Andrea Leonard-Segal, M.D., director, Division of Nonprescription Clinical Evaluation in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. "As for all nonprescription drugs, consumers and caregivers should read and carefully follow all directions on the labeling."

The tablets and chewable tablets are approved for adults and children 6 years of age and older: