Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: chanty | 2008/07/16

Q.

Zyrtec

Is it bad to give my baby Zyrtec over a long period of time? At what age is it appropriate to give a baby Zyrtec? My paed wants my 6 month old to take the medication.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Zyrtec is a very safe antihistamine medicine which has been used to prevent allergic conditions in young infants. It is safe to give for periods of up to one year.

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