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Children’s ZYRTEC® FAQ

What is Children’s ZYRTEC® indicated for?

Children’s ZYRTEC® Allergy is indicated for sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes and itching of the nose or throat.

What types of formulations are available?

Children’s ZYRTEC® is available in both syrup and dissolve tabs. Children’s ZYRTEC® Allergy Syrup is indicated for children 2 years of age and older, while the Children’s ZYRTEC® Dissolve Tabs are indicated for children ages 6 and older. ZYRTEC® tablets are also available for children 6 years of age and older.

What are the different flavors of the syrup formulation?

Children’s ZYRTEC® Allergy Syrup is available in grape and bubblegum flavors.

Are the syrup formulations sugar- and dye-free?

Yes, both the grape and bubblegum flavor syrups are sugar- and dye-free.

Do the Children’s ZYRTEC® Dissolve Tabs require water?

No. They melt in the mouth without the need for water.

What is the recommended dosing of Children’s ZYRTEC® products?

Find Children’s ZYRTEC® dosing information here >

Is the dosing once or twice daily?

Children’s ZYRTEC® provides convenient, once-daily dosing.

Do Children’s ZYRTEC® products last all day and night?

Yes. Children’s ZYRTEC® provides 24-hour relief of allergy symptoms: sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, and itching of the nose or throat.

Is Children’s ZYRTEC® generally well tolerated?

Yes! View our tolerability profile here >

How does Children’s ZYRTEC® compare with other Children’s OTC oral antihistamines?

Compare Children’s ZYRTEC® to other OTC children’s oral antihistamines here >

Do you offer any resources specifically for caregivers and younger patients?

Absolutely! There are various resources that range from allergy education to useful apps, which help track allergy symptoms, and even a storybook for children ages 4 years and up, that helps explain allergies and their treatment. See the breadth of support here >

What is the active ingredient in Children’s ZYRTEC®?

Children’s ZYRTEC® contains the active ingredient, cetirizine. Learn more about the #1 Allergist-recommended and Pediatrician-recommended brand* here >

*Among OTC oral antihistamines.