Claritin Eye and Zyrtec Itchy Eye Drops don't contain the active ingredient that you'd expect

Claritin Eye and Zyrtec Itchy Eye Drops don't contain the active ingredient that you'd expect.

Most people will incorrectly assume that Claritin Eye contains loratadine...and Zyrtec Itchy Eye Drops contain cetirizine.

But both actually contain ketotifen...the same antihistamine and mast cell stabilizer that's in OTC Alaway and Zaditor.

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