|Each mL syrup (oral drops) contains:|
|Cetirizine dihydrochloride||2.5 mg|
|Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) syrup contains:|
|Cetirizine dihydrochloride||5 mg|
|Each film-coated tablet contains:|
|Cetirizine dihydrochloride||10 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.
These medicines are used for the relief of symptoms associated with:
This medicine should be taken orally (by mouth). Or, as recommended by a doctor
|AGE GROUP||Cetirizine (Alnix®) Dose|
|2.5 mg per mL Syrup (Oral Drops)||5 mg per 5 mL Syrup||10 mg Tablet|
|Infants 6 months to less than 12 months||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 teaspoonful) once daily or 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) twice daily (every 12 hours)||1/2 tablet twice daily or 1 tablet once daily|
|Adults and children over 12 years||-||-||1 tablet once daily|
For more information on safety, precaution and other information about this product, please see the Patient Information Leaflet.