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Coming Off Hydroxyzine
Sleep: Fifty milligrams of Hydroxyzine will make you really sleepy, but nothing else.
Depends: For most people it takes abot an hour for the medicine to be absorbed and start to work.
HYDROXYZINE: In healthy individual (i mean no liver, kidney or other metabolic diseases): onset of action- 15 to 30 minutes after intake; duration of action 4-6 hours- when you take recommended dose. If you are taking other medicines e.g. Barbiturates, central nervous system depressant medications, etc. The effect may be longer.See 1 more doctor answer
Please Clarify: Can you please re-ask this question and include why a 20 year old male would be taking such a large dose of this medication.
Is 125mg hydroxyzine safe to take at once without causing permanent damage? - I have been taking 75mg before and it is not having any effect.
Please Clarify: Please share with us the diagnosis or problem that you are taking Hydroxyzine for. It is highly unusual for someone to be on this for any long term treatment. We cannot give you an answer for this addictive medication without knowing your diagnosis.
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!