Indications for ZYRTEC HIVES RELIEF:

Itching due to urticaria.

Adults and Children:

<6yrs: not recommended. ≥6yrs: initially 5–10mg once daily. ≥65yrs: use syrup: 5mg once daily. Hepatic or renal impairment: individualize.


Hydroxyzine sensitivity.


Hives Relief: not used for prevention or as a substitute for epinephrine. Hepatic or renal dysfunction. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Pharmacologic Class:



Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, somnolence, fatigue, dry mouth, pharyngitis. Children: headache, pharyngitis, GI upset/pain, cough, somnolence, diarrhea, epistaxis, bronchospasm, fatigue, irritability, insomnia.

How Supplied:

Tabs—5, 14, 30, 45, 75; Liquid gels—12, 25, 40; Chew tabs 5mg—5, 10mg—12, 24; Hives Relief tabs—14; Syrup—4oz