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Product Details

Brand NameAllerkid
FormatSyrup and oral drops

What is the medicine used for?

This medicine is used for the relief of symptoms associated with:

  • Allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, runny, itchy nose; and itchy, watery eyes
  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Skin symptoms of allergy such as itch and rash

What is in the medicine?

Each mL Syrup (Oral Drops) contains:

Cetirizine dihydrochloride 2.5 mg

Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) Syrup contains:

Cetirizine dihydrochloride 5 mg

This medicine contains Cetirizine, an anti-allergy. Cetirizine blocks the action of histamine, a substance that causes allergic symptoms. Cetirizine is less likely to cause drowsiness and dizziness than the older class of anti-allergy medicines.

How much and how often should you use this medicine?

The medicine should be taken orally (by mouth).Or, as recommended by a doctor.


Age Group

Cetirizine (Allerkid®) Dose

2.5 mg per mL Syrup

(Oral Drops)

5 mg per 5 mL Syrup

Infants 6 months to less than 12 months

2.5 mg (1 mL) once daily


12 months to less

than 2 years

2.5 mg (1 mL) once or twice daily (every 12 hours)

2 to 5 years

5 mg (2 mL) once daily or

2.5 mg (1 mL) twice daily

(every 12 hours)

5 mL (1 teaspoonful)

once daily or

2.5 mL (1/2 teaspoonful) twice daily (every 12 hours)

6 to 12 years

10 mL (2 teaspoonfuls)

once daily or

5 mL (1 teaspoonful)

twice daily (every 12 hours)

Or, as recommended by a doctor.


The contents of this site are for information purposes only and should not be construed as a substitute for professional medical advice. For diagnosis, treatment, and prescription, consult your physician and other healthcare providers. Carefully read all product labels and packaging prior to use.