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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Can I use hydroxizine HCl 10 mg for anxiety?

Can I use hydroxizine HCl 10 mg for anxiety?

Yes: But there might be better alternative medications or even counseling. And it might be something more than just anxiety. I would really recommend seeing your mental health adviser for better information on whatever is causing your anxiety-like symptoms. ...Read more

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What Is The General Dosage For Hydroxyzine HCL 50 MG For Anxiety.

What Is The General Dosage For Hydroxyzine HCL 50 MG For Anxiety.

Personal: this drug is prescribed to a patient in person with a customized dose for a specific indication and shouldn't be shared, instructions are written on the box ...Read more

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Is it safe to take st. John's wort and hydroxyzine HCl 10mg tablets daily to help social anxiety?

Is it safe to take st. John's wort and hydroxyzine HCl 10mg tablets daily to help social anxiety?

Yes: There should not be any problems taking both medications except that Hydroxyzine might cause drowsiness. Plus they might not be the treatment for social anxiety. You might need to see a local physician for that problem. ...Read more

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What Is The Dosage For Hydroxyzine Hcl 50 MG for Anxiety. My Prescription Bottle Saids As Needed. ?

Hard to say: Some people may need just 10 mg, others 100 mg up to 2x daily. Do note that cardiovascular warning has been issued by the FDA related to hydroxyzine and thus it is not something you should take without monitoring. For many people even 100 mg won't do much for the anxiety . ...Read more

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Safe to split the beige 25mg hydroxyzine HCL tablet with 276 on one side and IG? For health related anxiety. Any side effect? Enough for Sx abatement?

Safe to split the beige 25mg hydroxyzine HCL tablet with 276 on one side and IG? For health related anxiety. Any side effect? Enough for Sx abatement?

Yes but: Yes you can safely split the pill into halves. However the dosage and dosing frequency varies from person to person even if the drug works on your anxiety. The major side effect of this drug is drowsiness. ...Read more

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Risk/warnings for heart or anything else for taking short term Hydroxyzine HCL 25mg for health related anxiety? Only as needed, how long can I take?

Risk/warnings for heart or anything else for taking short term Hydroxyzine HCL 25mg for health related anxiety? Only as needed, how long can I take?

Potential: The FDA has recently issued warning on the potential cardiovascular side effects from hydroxyzine. If you have no cardiac problem and a normal EKG, I think the risk is very very low. But if you do have a history of cardiovascular disease especially with a rhythm disorder, best to check with your doctor first. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take hydrocodone and hydroxyzine HCl together medically? What would be effective dosages for treating severe pain and anxiety? Thanks.

Pain and Anxiety : Why are you taking these medications ? What is the nature of your pain ? We some times use Hydrocodone and hydroxy zone to make the Hydrocodone more effective . The dose of Hydrocodone depends on your size and severity of your pain . This is best left to the prescribing doctor who knows the nature of your pain . Hydroxyzine is not really a good drug for anxiety because of its sedation side effect ...Read more

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I was prescribed Vistaril (hydroxyzine) to take as needed for anxiety. Can I also take Cetirizine HCl with it for my seasonal allergies?

Not best combo: Can make u drowsy. Likely got prescribed vistaril (hydroxyzine) as it also helps with allergies/itching. Bug there are too many other medications more effective than vistaril (hydroxyzine). I also suggest u see a clinical psychologist or License Clinical Social Worker for the anxiety. Look into Cognitive Behavioral Therapy=CBT. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Feeling Anxious (Definition)

different subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety. The ones usually first encountered are: rapid heart beats, increased breathing, hypervigilance, and rapid thinking. For a complete list and a thorough understanding of the how's and why's ...Read more