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A 47-year-old member asked:

What is atarax (hydroxyzine) used for?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Myriad uses: For allergic noses & eyes - Atarax (hydroxyzine) treats symptoms of itching, sniffing, sneezing, & dripping. Its not very good for stuffy nose. Atarax helps make hives go away. If you take it everyday it will help keep them from breaking out. Atarax is also an excellent medication if you have imsomnia. It makes you sleepy & you fall asleep. When Atarax is absorbed your body converts into zyrtec!
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A 39-year-old member asked:

What is the medication atarax (hydroxyzine) typically used for?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 48 years experience
Itching: It is used for itching and for hives. It is used more at night because it makes you sleepy.
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