Why Not Use Zyrtec for 6-month-old Infants?
November 09, 2002
Pfizer's blockbusterantihistamine Zyrtec has gained a supplemental U.S. approvalfor use in children as young as 6 months old, as reportedby the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Zyrtec (cetirizinehydrochloride), which is currently indicated to relieve symptomsof allergic rhinitis, or nasal inflammation, and to treatitching and hives in adults and in children age 2 and older,has now been cleared for those two indications in children6 months and older.
FDA October 22, 2002