Zirtek allergy tablets contain the active ingredient cetirizine, which is a type of medicine called a non-sedating antihistamine. Cetirizine is also available without a brand name, ie as the medicine. Cetirizine works by preventing the actions of histamine.
Zirtec or Zirtec most popularly known as cetrizine is an antihistamine used for the treatment of allergies and hives. As an antihistamine zirtec is known to decrease the effect of natural chemical histamine in our body, thus providing relief from allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Apart from this, Zirtec allergy medication is also used to treat itching and swelling caused by chronic urticaria or allergic rhinitis.
Zirtek Allergy Relief for Children is available from some of the major supermarkets, leading pharmacies and your local independent pharmacies in a 70 ml bottle which is enough for up to 1 week's treatment. Zirtek Allergy Solution is available from leading pharmacies in 150ml and 200ml bottles.
Zirtek Allergy Solution is specially formulated for children with hayfever and / or skin allergies aged two years and above. Zirtek Allergy Relief for Children is specially formulated for children aged six and above with hayfever and skin allergies.