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Therapeutic Indications

Cetirizine is indicated for:

Seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis, chronic idiopathic urticaria

Irrespective of gender only Children (1 year - 12 years old) , Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Cetirizine dihydrochloride is indicated in adults and paediatric patients 6 years and above:

  • for the relief of nasal and ocular symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis.
  • for the relief of symptoms of chronic idiopathic urticaria.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 10 mg once daily


Active ingredient Cetirizine is contraindicated in the following cases:

Severe renal impairment

No gender/age discrimination

Cetirizine is contraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment with a creatinine clearance below 10 ml/min.