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How long can atarax (hydroxyzine) cause a false positive pregnancy result? If I took 25 mg @10:30 pm Thursday night and got a positive Monday @3 pm, is that false?

How long can atarax (hydroxyzine) cause a false positive pregnancy result? If I took 25 mg @10:30 pm Thursday night and got a positive Monday @3 pm, is that false?

It doesn't: Atarax (hydroxyzine) isn't known to affect pregnancy test results, besides it stays in the system for about 2 days maximum, so by the time you performed the test your system was free of it, repeat the test or check with your doctor ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Daily usage of rantax & atarax (hydroxyzine) tablets cause any problems to pregnency?

Daily usage of rantax & atarax (hydroxyzine) tablets cause any problems to pregnency?

Quite Concerning: Zantac (ranitidine) is category b and so likely ok during pregnancy. Atarax (vistaril/hydroxyzine) is actually category x during first trimester and c during later pregnancy. Not sure why you need to use both of these meds..Recommend consulting doc for eval for need of use etc.. Likely all medication, use smallest effective dose for shortest period of time possible. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is atarax (hydroxyzine) used for?

What is atarax (hydroxyzine) used for?

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! ...Read more

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Does atarax 10mg cures post nasal drip?

Does atarax 10mg cures post nasal drip?

No, unavailable: Atarax (hydroxyzine) is an antihistamine, more commonly used for preoperative sedation in the past, however it is no longer available for use in the usa. ...Read more

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Is atarax (hydroxyzine) used for asthma?

Is atarax (hydroxyzine) used for asthma?

Allergies: Atarax (hydroxyzine) in an antihistamine and blocks the release of histamine. It may help to prevent the triggers that cause your asthma but it does not treat your asthma. Do not depend on it for that purpose. ...Read more

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Can atarax (hydroxyzine) cause memory loss?

Can atarax (hydroxyzine) cause memory loss?

Possible: Has anticholinergic side effects, which could potentially affect memory. If not critical, you could place on hold and see of this is side effect. Do this approach under supervision of your doctor. ...Read more

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Is atarax (hydroxyzine) effective for sleep?

Is atarax (hydroxyzine) effective for sleep?

Good sleep practices: Atarax/hydroxyzine is a prescription antihistamine/anti-allergy medication. Because it can be sedating, some people find it helpful for insomnia, at least in the short term. It is not a controlled or addictive medication like some sleep aids. Be sure to practice sleep hygiene -- structuring your sleep, avoid lying long periods not sleeping, avoid daytime napping, use bed only for sleep/intimacy. ...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

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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


Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Atarax (Definition)

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