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Can an overdose of atarax (hydroxyzine) and epival with alcohol be lethal and if so how much and what exactly do you die from?
Wanting to Die: The doctors here on health tap are very aware that there are men and women out there in the world that are hurting and have become hopeless. I worry about your question. But, i will take it as an attempt to reach out to another human. No matter how bad it is there with time this bad feeling can change. Being depressed is part of the human experience. It leads us to be more compassionate.... ...Read more
Over doses are never: Good. Antihistamine over doses are rarely lethal. Am concerned by the manner that you asked this question. If you are considering an overdose to kill or harm yourself - please seek help at your nearest emergency room or call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). ...Read more
Remote: Since Atarax does have some cardiovascular effects, at 1700 mg it may remotely possibly cause problem for people with a cardiac rhythm issue. Far more common would be drowsiness, dry mouth, and even constipation. If you are contemplating suicide, I urge you to call the suicide hotline ASAP. ...Read more
most likely not: Anytime you take more of a drug than you are prescribed, it is considered an overdose. I doubt that you were prescribed 5 Atarax (hydroxyzine) together to be takenwith 2 alprazolam. Those 2 meds are both very sedating and together could possibly make you sleep for a long time, but i don't think it would hurt you if that was all you took. However if you drank alcohol or added other meds to that, it be dangerous! ...Read more
Overdose- 3.5 mg of xanax, (alprazolam) 1mg of lorazepam, 100 mg of tramadol , 2 norco 20/650 and 50 mg of atarax. Plus 3 cocktails. Am i at risk of dying?
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Am i at risk for overdose? I took 2 norco 5, 2 tramadol, 3 Xanax (alprazolam) .5, 1 lorazepam 1, and 2 atarax 25 plus3 cocktails. Am i at risk for not waking up?
Depends: Atarax or Hydroxyzine is first generation antihistamine and is used to treat allergies, anxiety, nausea etc . Dose prescribed for these conditions is variable. Don't have enough information to determine why this dose is being used. Follow the instructions on the prescription bottle and don't exceed the dose advised by your physician. ...Read more
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
What is question?: If you are asking about taking Atarax (hydroxyzine) with Black Kohosh Yes I see no reason why not Black Kohosh is a herb used for many indicatins and have effect on the brain which is like serotonin and have some effect on estrogen Ak your doctor if you can takle them together as we do not know why and how long you need to take Atarax (hydroxyzine) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more