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Hydroxyzine

FDA Approved: August 24, 1979
Pharm Company: BAXTER HLTHCARE
Category: Anxiety



Hydroxyzine Overview

Hydroxyzine (/hadrkszin/; sold as Vistaril, Atarax) is a first-generation antihistamine of the diphenylmethane and piperazine class. It was first synthesized by Union Chimique Belge in 1956 and was marketed by Pfizer in the United States later the same year,[2] and is still in widespread use today. Due to its antagonistic effects on several receptor systems in the brain, hydroxyzine is claimed to have strong anxiolytic and mild antiobsessive as well as antipsychotic properties.[3] Today it is...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydroxyzine

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questions regarding hydroxyzine
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Is hydroxyzine pamoate in the xanax family? Are its effects habit-forming? ## Hello, Shay! How are you? No, the FDA classifies Hydroxyzine as an antihistamine. It just tends to have sedative like effects, so it's been found to very helpful for sedating people and easing anxiety, without being habit forming. Its typical side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and somnolence. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Trying to identify a small round blue pill that has a M on one side and H10 on the other side.
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Can someone help me identify a pill I found that came out out of a full bottle of these from my childs room. Its a Small round blue pill that has a M on one side and a H10 on the other. Im clueless. Any ideas?? Thank you!! ## And who else on earth but me could be looking at the identification of the same exact pill about half and hour or so ago and then already forget what it was.... Anyway, upon checking it again, this tablet contains 10mgs of Hydroxyzine, it is an antihistamine that's used to treat allergic reactions and for its sedative like effects. It can really knock someone out, if they are having trouble sleeping, or feeling anxiety about something. Learn more Hydroxyzine details here. Does your child have a prescription for this? ## small round blue pill sounds like a 5 mil...
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round white pill ig 277 WHAT IS IT USED FOR
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WHAT IS THIS PILL USED FOR AND WHAT IS IT... ## The pill which you are describing is Hydroxyzine 50 mg, manufactured by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. It is used primarily as an antihistamine for the treatment of itches and irritations, an antiemetic for the reduction of nausea, as a weak analgesic by itself and as an opioid potentiator, and as an anxiolytic for the treatment of anxiety. You can read more about this medication at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... ## I HAVE TAKEN AND BEEN ON THIS PILL ITS INDEED HYDROXYZINE HCL 50 MG THEY WORK WELL WITH OTHER MEDICINES. ITS USED FOR MOSTLY SLEEP RELATED CASES. ## The person who said it's for itching is wrong..it's used to help anxiety n insomnia..it's gives a "high" react...
Updated 4 days ago.
 
Hydroxyzine How much is too much?
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my mom is on 210 mg Hydroxyzine seroquel 200, and trilogy all 900 mg. temazepam 30mg. Should i be worried about overdose? she's 63 and has been diagnosed with bipolar II ## Hello, Ronnie! How is your mom doing? Have these dosages all been prescribed for her by her doctor? They aren't going to prescribe amounts that will put her life at risk. Bipolar disorder is a very serious illness that can be hard to control and often dose require high doses of multiple medications to gain control. The FDA classifies Hydroxyzine as an antihistamine that's commonly used for its sedative like effects. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, sedation and somnolence. It can be taken in amounts up to 300mgs a day for sedation. Seroquel is an atypical antipsy...
Updated 5 days ago.
 
Iterax syrup
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how much dosage should i give for my 5 years old son on iterax syrup? ## What has his doctor advised? Iterax contains the active ingredient Hydroxyzine, it is an antihistamine that is most commonly used to treat allergies. The suggested dosage for children is usually around 1mg for each kilogram of body weight, given in equally divided dose over the course of the day. Therefore, you should consult your doctor or pharmacist for an accurate dosing regimen. Learn more: ## I don't have an iterax syrup now, what I have is an iterax 10mg tab. My 3yr old son has an allergy. How much can I give him for the tablet? ## how many times do ihave to take iterax in one day?
Updated 7 days ago.
 
hydroxyzine safe to take with cold medication
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what can i take with hydroxyzine ?i use it for anxiety and sleep. I need something for a runny nose thats safe with it? ## Hello, Kathy! How are you? I'm sorry, but given the thousands of medications on the market, I can't possibly check them all for interactions with Hydroxyzine for you. What medication do you usually take to treat cold symptoms? If you past back with your preference(s), I could check those ingredients for you. The FDA classifies Hydroxyzine as an antihistamine and its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, sedation and somnolence. ## well before i was taking that i took tylenol cold and sinus .
Updated 13 days ago.
 
hydroxyzine hcl 25 mg 3616
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does it have opiod in it hydroxyzine hcl 25 3616 ## Hello, Red! How are you? Are you referring to the green, round tablet with the marking 3616 V? If so, no. Hydroxyzine is the active ingredient, it's manufactured by Vintage Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 25mgs per tablet. The FDA classifies this medication as an antihistamine that is used to treat allergic reactions, prevent nausea and vomiting, as well as for its sedative like effects. Typical side effects may possibly include dizziness, drowsiness, sedation, somnolence and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 13 days ago.
 
hydroxyzine pam 25 mg
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What is this medicine used for? ## Hydroxyzine Pamoate is commonly used as a mild tranquilizer in dentistry. Hydroxyzine can also be used for the treatment of allergic conditions, such as chronic urticaria, atopic or contact dermatoses, and histamine-mediated pruritus. To view more information regarding Hydroxyzine and it's clinical uses, please follow the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back so I can further assist you. ## Will taking barr 323 25 cause me to fail a drug panel? I was going to take them to see if it would help me sleep at night but don't wanna lose my job over a failed drug panel.
Updated 19 days ago.
 
hydroxyzine and verapamil
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Is it safe to combine these two prescriptions. If I take hydoxyzine at 2:30 pm and verapamil at 10:30 pm ## Hello, Kelly! How are you? I didn't find any interactions listed between these two medications, but it's always best to double check such information to be sure. Has your doctor prescribed them both? Hydroxyzine is classified by the FDA as an antihistamine that is commonly used for its sedative like effects. Its typical side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and sedation. Verapamil is classified as a calcium channel blocker. It is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension.
Updated 27 days ago.
 
green pill v on one side 3616 other round
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Why is my husband telling me this is a volume is this or not ## Hello, Tia! How are you? No, this tablet is manufactured by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 25mgs of Hydroxyzine. The FDA classifies this medication as an antihistamine that is also used for its sedative like effects. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, drowsiness, somnolence and sedation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydroxyzine
  • Capsule: 100mg, 25mg, 50mg, eq 100mg hcl, eq 25mg hcl, eq 50mg hcl
  • Injection: 25mg/ml, 50mg/ml
  • Suspension: 25mg/5ml, eq 25mg hcl/5ml
  • Syrup: 10mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 10mg, 25mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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