"Zyrtec" is assigned to adults and children over the age of six months. It is effective for the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis and rhinitis; angioedema and urticaria; allergic dermatitis, accompanied by rashes and itching. The drug is available in the form of drops and tablets. The choice of formulation is carried out by the physician depending upon age, weight and state of health of the patient.
Children under 6 years of age "Zyrtec" is assigned only in the form of drops. The dosage depends on the age of the young patient. Babies under one year accepted five drops of the preparation once a day. Children aged 1-2 years, the cure are shown in the same dose, however, the reception frequency needs to be increased to two times a day. Young patients 2-6 years "Zyrtec" may be assigned to either once a day 10 drops, and 2 times for 5 drops.The required dose of the drugs drip in a teaspoon and give the child to drink. For babies, you can dissolve the "Zyrtec" in breast milk. Older children — give to drink a small amount of water (not more than 2-3 SIPS).
At the age of 6 years "Zyrtec" can be applied in drops and tablets. Depending on the severity of the condition the child can be given 10 or 20 drops of medicine a day, which equals 0.5 or 1 tablet respectively. However, to exceed this dose cannot be, otherwise there can be such side effects as drowsiness, dry mouth, urinary retention, constipation, irritability, tachycardia, etc.
For the treatment of adults recommended "Zyrtec" pills. To achieve a therapeutic effect enough for one piece. In patients with overweight, the dosage may be increased, but this decision should be made by a doctor after assessing the risks and feasibility.The ease of use of the drug is that it starts to act in 20 minutes after ingestion. Antihistaminic effect persists for 24 hours. Thus, to achieve the result "Zyrtec" we need to take once a day.