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Cetirizine dosage 20mg

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
What r u treating?: depends on the condition you are trying to treat, if an allergic reaction, yes you can give the zyrtec, but the labels won't tell how much to give if ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 31 years experience
Varies: The correct dose of a medication is "enough." antihistamines are safe, so you don't have to worry as long as you stay in the recommendations. The 5mg ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Lower than adult.: Depends on the size: less than 90lbs, go with 5mg. If larger, the 10mg dose should be fine. Recently I have seen some very large 12 year olds.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No. : Zyrtec not the good medicine for one year old child. This maybe not the allergy at all. Most likely this is teething syndrome and swelling gums and na... Read More
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Zyrtec : Using it under the age of 2 is not recommended as the safety is unknown. A dose of Benadryl at bedtime may be effective. The dose is 1 mg/kg. All the ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Many Possibilities: Might to to have allergy tests to see if the cause can be identified. There may be other conditions causing hives such as hidden infection (sinuses or... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
5-10 mg: 5-10 mg by mouth each day.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Berson
Allergy and Immunology 39 years experience
Too much cetirizine: Too much of any drug could be dangerous but Cetirizine is generally very safe in usual doses. It is not uncommon for allergists to prescribe Cetiriz... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Why do you ask?: If you are trying to kill yourself, it is a sign of mental illness that can be treated. You ought to contact your doctor or go to the emergency room o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 39 years experience
No: Both mucinex sinus max and zyrtec d contain pseudoephedrine. Avoid taking the two together.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 15 years experience
Yes you can: You can double the otc zyrtec (cetirizine) dose.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
Not a good idea: Nyquil has an antihistamine, cough suppressant and acetaminophen. You are already taking Cetirizine (zyrttec), so why mix medications? Why not take a ... Read More
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