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FDA Approved: August 24, 1979
Category: Anxiety

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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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what is this pill for? ## Hello, Tita! How are you? A round, white tablet with H over 106 on one side and blank on the other is listed as containing 25mgs of Hydroxyzine, which is an antihistamine that is commonly used to treat allergic reactions and for its sedative like properties. Most of its side effects are related to those properties and include dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and somnolence. Is there anything else I can help with?
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hydroxyzine expiration 09
I took hydroxyzine that expired in 2009. its 2014 now. whats gonna happen ## Hello, Ash! How are you doing? This medication doesn't turn toxic, once expired, it just loses effectiveness. Thus, it will most likely not work as well as it did, when it was new, but it shouldn't cause any harm. However, if you require such a medication, it would be best to dispose of your expired stock and get a new prescription. Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, sedation and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
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substitute for hydroxyzine hcl tab 25mg
I have had a total body itch for about 3 years. Hydroxyzine was prescribed but hasn't done much good. What can I take instead? ## Hello, Arvil! How are you? I am very sorry about the problem that you're having. You may be able to raise the dosage to see if it helps, if your doctor approves. This medication may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth. But what type of doctor are you consulting? If you've not seen a dermatologist, that would be the best thing to do in order to get to the root of the problem. Are you on any other medications? Have you tried changing the soaps you use? There are many possible causes, so you need to look at everything to determine what might be causing the issue.
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Which is stronger hydroxyzine 50mg, 25mg or 10mg
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i have a terrible toothache
Will hydroxyzine hcl 25mg tabs white help with my toothache ## Hello, Josh! How are you? No, Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine that's used to treat allergic reactions and for its sedative like effects. It will do nothing for the pain or infection. Side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness and sedation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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iterax 25 mg
hydroxyzine ## can I have a monograph of iterax? indications, side effects, contraindications, drug interactions, dosage of iterax ## You sure can, however, the correct spelling, which might help you when looking for info in the future is Atarax. Here's the monograph listing: Atarax Monograph Click Here If you click my link, it will open in a seperate window for you. ## I'm using iterax 25 mg for almost 2 years now. I'm taking it only twice a week. If i don't drink it, my skin allergy always comes back. And now i am pregnant. Can i take even half of it if i suffered from skin allergy? ## I am very sorry, but that is something you should really discuss with your doctor. No one online here can know your medical history as well as how the drug affects you, how it might affe...
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Hydroxyzine Hcl 25 Mg
What are the ingredents in hydroxzine hcl 25mg. ## That is the active ingredient, it's an antihistamine that's used to treat allergic reactions and for its sedative like properties. Learn more Hydroxyzine details here. I can't tell you what the inactive ingredients are, without more information. Are there any markings on the tablet? Or do you know who the manufacturer is? ## Is hydroxyzine hcl and hydroxycitric acid in the same family. I took hydroxyzine hcl and had a horrible reacyion to it. So I have some vitamins with hydroxycitric acid in them and didnt want to have a reactio if they are close to the same thing or family
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hydroxyzine over the counter
I take Hydroxyzine Hel Tabs 10 for Mastocytosis - a mast cell condition. My doctor said I could get this in OTC but I don't know what product to look for - can you help? ## Hello, Patti! How are you? No, Hydroxyzine is only available via prescription. There are others that are available over the counter, but not this specific one. Can you contact your doctor to ask what they were talking about? They may have been suggesting you try a different one. ## Thank you so much - I am beginning to think I misunderstood the doctor. I will definitely recheck when I go to see him next time - but I believe you are absolutely correct!! Thanks again, Patti
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what is it used for ## what is this medication for is it to allow one to sleep ## What is Hydroxyzine given for and how long shoul one take it. I take 3 a day of Hydroxyzine HCL 10 mg. per day. What are the side effects ? ## Hydroxyzine 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. As far as the length of time one should be taking this drug, is up to the doctor who prescribed it to you and whether or not you are experiencing severe adverse reactions; whether or not the drug is working properly for your condition; or other factors. Generally the label on the bottle states how long and how much one sh...
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hydroxyzine pamoate 50mg
Can i take two hydroxyzine pamoate that are 50mg at one time at night. ## Hello, Lala! How are you? It can be used in doses up to 100mgs, but how much has your doctor told you to take? This medication can have some serious sedative like effects, so it may not be safe for you to double the dosage. Side effects may include drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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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hydroxyzine hcl hydroxyzine hcl 25 mg.tabs. Sub for Atarax 25mg What is this medicine used for and side effects. ## interested in what t...  11
HYDROXYZINE WHAT IS THIS DRUG USED FOR???? ## Hydroxyzine is used primarily as an antihistamine for the treatment of itches and irri...  5
hydroxyzine what is it used for ## what is this medication for is it to allow one to sleep ## What is Hydroxyzine given for and how ...  4
hydroxyzine Hcl tab 25mg used for what? ## Hydroxyzine is a generic for Atarax, this is antihistamine, commonly used to treat allergies, nausea a...  4
hydroxyzine iterax 2 mg/ml syrup antihistamine antiallergy ## ABOUT HYDROXYZINE ITERAX ## Here's the monograph link for Hydroxyzine: ##...  4
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Hydroxyzine White Pill 276 A narcotic in any way is hydroxyzine a narcotic or volume any type of narcotic in any way at all ## Hi venus, I can't find any information...  3
hydroxyzine 25 mg for sleeping hi, my doctor prescribed hydroxyzine 25 mg for sleeping. I stopped taking them for more than 4 months, now I have troubl...  3
hydroxyzine pamoate 50 mg what can anybody tell me about this pill ## Hello, Hydroxyzine Pamoate is used primarily as an antihistamine for the tre...  3
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