What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Cetirizine HCL to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Possibly Safe:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: PROBABLY COMPATIBLE PER BRIGGS;MAY CAUSE SEDATION IN NURSING INFANT.

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Increased risk for neurological side effects. Dosage adjustment may be required.

Giving Cetirizine HCL to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established in infants age <6 months.

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