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What is the typical dosage of atarax (hydroxyzine)?

What is the typical dosage of atarax (hydroxyzine)?

10-50 mg.: Atrax is usually used in 10 or 25 mg pills.Depending on how tired you get and what dose you need to suppress itching Atarax (hydroxyzine) can used from 10 mg up to 150 mg per day if necessary. It will make most people sleepy and is used at night. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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My 8 month baby was taken atarax (hydroxyzine). By accident, my husband gave her another dose of atarax (hydroxyzine) 5 minutes after i gave her dose. What can I do now?

My 8 month baby was taken atarax (hydroxyzine). By accident,  my husband gave her another dose of atarax (hydroxyzine) 5 minutes after i gave her  dose. What can I do now?

ER: Take her immediately to the er for evaluation and observation. The Atarax (hydroxyzine) itself should not hurt the baby, but the sedation it causes could stop her from breathing. Need to go to the er immediately. ...Read more

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From 1978 until 2009 I took Zoloft (sertraline) atarax and klonopin i need to restart them but at what dose?

From 1978 until 2009 I took Zoloft (sertraline) atarax and klonopin i need to restart them but at what dose?

Talk to doctor: Each person has his own medication needs and thus the doses cannot be generalized especially when you are considering multiple drugs. I usually advise patients to start a new drug one at a time so that one can be clear about its benefits and side effects. ...Read more

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Can you take Zoloft (sertraline) atarax and Klonopin together? I have from 1978 to 2009 if I were to start again what is best dose age level? Thank you

Better by an MD: Especially with multiple CNS drugs, atarax (hydroxyzine) develops tolerance after sometime, as well as clonazepam, both together aren't advisable and should be under medical suprvision, we cannot recommend dosage or prescribe medicines according to HealthTap policies, so better visit your primary doctor, 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

Dr. Austina Cho
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Atarax (Definition)

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