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Active ingredient: Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride

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Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride uses


Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride information

This medication is made by Pfizer and is generically known as Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride hydrochloride and is available in tablet and syrup form.

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride indications

This drug is prescribed for the relief of anxiety and tension brought about by psychoneurosis.

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride may also be used for the containment of pruritus due to allergic reactions such as chronic uticaria and contact dermatitis.

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride may be used as a sedative when used as a premedication following general anesthesia.

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride warnings

Studies of this medicine in pregnant humans have not yet been studied however, studies on animals have shown that Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride induce fetal abnormalities in pregnant mice, rabbits and other animals.

It is not also known whether the contents of Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride are passed into human milk. Talk with your doctor first before considering breast feeding.

Drowsiness is a main consideration when taking this drug and activities such as driving or operating machinery should be avoided.

Patients are also not advised to repeatedly take CNS depressant drug such as this.

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride intake guidelines

Follow your doctor's instructions when taking Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride Europharm Laboratoires. Never deviate from the doctor's instructed intake instructions.

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride dosage

For the treatment of anxiety and tension, the dose is 50-100 mg for adults, 50 mg daily divided into two doses for children.

For the management of pruritus, the dosage for adults is 25 mg and for children, it is 50 mg divided in two doses.

For the usage of Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride as a sedative, the dose is 50-100 mg in adults and 0.6mg/kg in children.

The dosage described above may be increased or decreased depending on your doctor's assessment.

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride overdose

The most common symptom of Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride overdose is hypersedation. If overdose happens, the patient should be made to vomit, if he/she has no urge to vomit, it should be induced. Another relief is to immediate gastric lavage. Immediately seek emergency medical attention while continuing to monitor the patient's vital signs.

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride missed dose

If a dose of Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride is missed, never attempt to take double doses to make up for it. You may however, skip that dose you missed and just proceed with your regular time of intake.

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride side effects

The reported side effects associated with Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride intake were usually mild and passing and are not causes for immediate medical care. Among the side effects are dry mouth, drowsiness, and tremors.

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride drug reactions

There are no known harmful drug interactions associated with this medication intake. But it is still best to tell your doctor of the medicines you are taking and have taken for the past week.

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References

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  2. Dailymed."HYDROXYZINE HYDROCHLORIDE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "hydroxyzine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride?

Depending on the reaction of the Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sDrugs.com conducted a study on Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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