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My Nephew Started Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30Mg. he is having anxiety. he was giving atarax 25 mg for it. can he take both together. he is 10 yr old. 128lbs. 4'11 tall?

My Nephew Started Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30Mg. he is having anxiety. he was giving atarax 25 mg for it. can he take both together. he is 10 yr old. 128lbs. 4'11 tall?

Side effects: Anxiety is a common side effect of all of the stimulant class for ADHD. There are several alternatives. Is the atarax (hydroxyzine) to induce "sleepiness" in hopes of reducing anxiety? Trying a different stimulant is an option. Non stimulant drugs are another option. Yes, the two drugs you mention may be taken together. Don't forget to maximize behavior modification strategies also! ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride (Definition)

Hydroxyzine is the generic name for medicines called Atarax or vistaril (hydroxyzine). These are antihistamines that can reduce itching but also cause drowsiness. Vistaril (hydroxyzine) is also used as ...Read more


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Can i take atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 mg with oxycodo/ acetamino?

Can i take atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 mg with oxycodo/ acetamino?

Yes: No interaction aside from the potential additive drowsiness effect from both medications. ...Read more

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Does atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 mg decrease the effectiveness of nexplanon?

Does atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 mg decrease the effectiveness of nexplanon?

No : Antihistamines in general and Atarax (hydroxyzine) specifically do not interfere with the effectiveness of birth control including nexplanon, a hormone-releasing birth control implant. ...Read more

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My Dr prescribed Norco 10/325 For knee pain and Atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 Mg for anxiety. Can i take Norco and Atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 Mg Together or space it out.

My Dr prescribed Norco 10/325 For knee pain and Atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 Mg for anxiety. Can i take Norco and Atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 Mg Together or space it out.

Good question: Better to hold the atarax (hydroxyzine) till done with the norco, taking both together might cause you CNS depression (e.g. drowsiness), spacing them out , morning and evening may reduce the combined side effects, but the problem is that atarax (hydroxyzine) stays in the system much more than the norco (~ 40 hours for atarax (hydroxyzine) vs ~ 10 for norco) , good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications :) ...Read more

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My one side cheek and upper lip swollen from past 5 month.i am having medicines- betnesol and atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 mg.if I will nt take for 1 day.again swilling ?

My one side cheek and upper lip swollen from past 5 month.i am having medicines- betnesol and atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 mg.if I will nt take for 1 day.again swilling ?

See Allergist: Could be suffering from chronic idiopathic or spontaneous angioedema (swelling). ACE inhibitors can cause this as well. Aspirin and NSAID's (such as ibuprofen or Alleve) can sometimes cause flares. Daily high dose antihistamines are first line treatment however if you are not well controlled on this regimen see Allergist for further workup, make sure not hereditary or acquired angioedema. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Atarax (Definition)

Atarax is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more