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hydroxyzine syrup for children

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Might not: Hydroxyzine oral syrup might make you drowsy, agitated, dizzy and sometimes ataxic. You might refer to those symptoms as high but it should not make y ... Read More

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Just observe him, it would take up to two days to get out of his system completely, its active metabolite is cetirizine, a rather safer antihistamine ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
None known: Hydroxyzine has been in use for more than 60 years. It has an excellent profile for safety in long-term use. It can cause sedation and prolonged react ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
MixingMedsDangers: You should always consult with your physician before mixing medications. Ambroxol is not available in the US so I can't comment on how it interacts w ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hydroxyzine: Is an old drug, mainly an antihistamine, used to treat itching and urticaria, for its sedative effects, used to treat insomnia and used in sedation, a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Usually itching: It is a first generation antihistamine so sedation is common, but it works well for allergy symptoms, itching, and hives.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamine: Hydroxyzine is a sedating antihistamine that decreases pruritus (itch) and may cause drowsiness.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Discuss with your: Discuss with your doctor. They will help you understand why they prescribed it and what are the alternatives.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post nasal drip: If the cough is from post nasal drip, it will respond to an antihistamine such as hydroxyzine, if the cough is from something else, it will not respon ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. G. Wen
Dr. G. Wen answered
26 years experience Pharmacology
Good question: Supposedly, capsule is better to comfort your stomach since tablet has some irritating property to your gi. But in real world i didn't see much of th ... Read More

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