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Is vistaril (hydroxyzine) habit forming?

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Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not really: I've seen some folks have a psychological dependance using vistaril (hydroxyzine) as a sleep aid, but there is no physical dependence.
Answered on Apr 26, 2019

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