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cause of hydroxyzine allergy

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guha Krishnaswamy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy to hdz rare: Allergy to hydroxyzine is rare. It can cause idiosyncratic side effects such as drowsiness. Some patients may develop paradoxical reactions to antih ... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
18 years experience Pharmacology
Oxycodon/Hydoxyzine: Although Hydroxyzine may be taken with oxycodone concomitantly, please be aware that Hydroxyzine will potentiate the sedative effects of oxycodone so ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roxanne Lewis
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
Yes, but: Hydroxyzine has very little usefulness for Anxiety in the long term. It is primarily an allergy medicine. It is usually prescribed for short term u ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Would cause CNS depression/psychomotor impairment, and increase opioid side effects. Good that you asked, exercise caution with multiple medications, ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
16 years experience Internal Medicine
If it works for you: Hydroxyzine is not the typical treatment for allergies. Even though it's an antihistamine, it can cause side effects such as drowsiness, dry mouth, di ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karna Gendo
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No interactions: When searching the MultiCheck database for hydroxyzine and allegra, "No significant interaction(s) known or found for selected drugs. Caution always a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works as well as zyrtec and others. You might want to try non sedating ones first like Allegra or claritin. These drugs inc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not: Lortab contains codeine, which can be potentiated by hydroxyzine and lead to untoward effect as CNS depression and severe constipation for example, so ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Yes: taking both is alright if they both help you. But re-evaluate with your provider since they may not be needed for prolonged periods. Stay healthy.
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