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A 44-year-old male asked:

How long can we take atarax (hydroxyzine)?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Hydroxyzine: For as long as the medication is prescribed for what it is supposed to treat. If you have concerns, you really should bring them up to the prescribing doctor, since they know what they are treating you for.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

How often csn i take atarax (hydroxyzine)?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Call Physician: This is aprescription medicine and the prescribing physician should have given insgtructions on dosing. In general, this medicine should be dosed every 4-6hours.
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A member asked:

Can I take atarax (hydroxyzine) and benydrl together?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Atarax are both first generation Antihistamines and both should not be taken together.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Does atarax (hydroxyzine) help to last longer in sex?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Not so much: If you're looking for a medication to slow your machinery down, don't self-medicate with something that can be a troublesome as "atarax" / hydroxyzine. Your physician might offer a very low dose of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Especially, work with your partner on "edging" and on the "squeeze technique" -- you'll reprogram yourself and bring each other to new heights. Best wishes.
A 33-year-old member asked:

How long does atarax (hydroxyzine) usually stay in your system?

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
Effects last 4-6 hrs: Maximum effect of Atarax (hydroxyzine) takes place at 30-60 minutes. Its effects last about 4-6 hours. It's completely eliminated from your system after about 40 hours.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Can I take nyquil when taking atarax (hydroxyzine)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Atarax (hydroxyzine) & Nyquil: Can't see reason to combine both. If you have to, take Atarax (hydroxyzine) in daytime & nyquil at bedtime.

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