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what does do people use for hydroxyzine at night to sleep

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you will, but: With possibly more side effects of the drug, skip the following day and night doses. You need re-evaluation, you already are exceeding the the maximum ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Atarax: Atarax is basically an antihistamine used to treat various allergic problems. It would not be considered a sleep aid and one 10 mg tablet at bedtime ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
17 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
See below : Atarax (hydroxyzine) is an anti-histamine that has several uses, one of which is insomnia. This is because one of its effects is causing drowsiness. O ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: This is primarily an antihistamine and usually safe. Caution has been issued that it may have some adverse effects on the heart for some patients espe ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 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
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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
What?: ??at night you have trouble sleeping because "I feel like I can? ( sleep?) try taking 2 Benadryl ( 50mg) at bedtime.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Coffin
25 years experience Clinical Psychology
Half-life?: I wonder if your doctor was referring to Vistaril (hydroxyzine)'s "half-life"? That's the time it takes the body to reduce it to half it's "potency," ... Read More
A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Consider providing him a quieter and darker room during the day if possible. I strongly advise using a medication to induce sleeping on a regular basi ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Won't hurt: I presume that you may have a problem with asthma and not bronchitis. In which case Atarax (hydroxyzine) won't hurt but won't do anything for your ast ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: but make sure you don't take other medicines that would interact with the hydroxyzine, as other antihistamines, best wishes

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