ZYRTEC chewable tablets are formulated as purple round tablets for oral administration and are available in 5 and 10 mg strengths. Inactive ingredients of the chewable tablets are: acesulfame potassium; artificial grape flavor; betadex, NF; blue dye; colloidal silicon dioxide; lactose monohydrate; magnesium stearate; mannitol; microcrystalline cellulose; natural flavor; red dye (carmine).
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Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Healthcare is moving production of Children's Zyrtec chewables from an outside supplier to its in-house manufacturing -- a move that will keep the product out of stores until 2012, McNeil spokesman Marc Boston told . Unlike other Zyrtec products that were part of one of McNeil's staggering run of , this was a "planned transition" and the product is not under recall.