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A 57-year-old male asked:

does antihistamine hydroxyzine harm the liver?

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Dr. Michael Shim
Gastroenterology 20 years experience
No: Don't exceed the maximum recommended dosage though.

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A 57-year-old male asked:

Does antihistamine hdroxyzine harm the liver?

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Dr. Anthony Rooklin
Allergy and Immunology 49 years experience
No: While Hydroxyzine is metabolized by the liver, it's use does not harm the liver. If the individual has liver damage such as hepatitis, then the Hydroxyzine may not be metabolized as it should be and side effects such as sedation may be increased.

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Last updated May 27, 2013

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