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Hey how long would it take atarax hydroxyzine to get out of my system because it gives a false positive for benzos?

Hey how long would it take atarax hydroxyzine to get out of my system because it gives a false positive for benzos?

It depends: But if it is a false positive just ask for confirmatory testing which will come back negative. Atarax (hydroxyzine) doesn't routinely cause false positives in my experience. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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 6 month boy(formulafed) doesnt sleep during day, wakes up at slightest sound.He sleeps for 7-8hrs at night. Total<10hrs/day.Can I give him Atarax (hydroxyzine)?

My 6 month boy(formulafed) doesnt sleep during  day, wakes up at slightest sound.He sleeps for 7-8hrs at night. Total<10hrs/day.Can I give him Atarax (hydroxyzine)?

No: Consider providing him a quieter and darker room during the day if possible. I strongly advise using a medication to induce sleeping on a regular basis especially on an infant this young. Pills do not provide good quality sleep . If he appears to be healthy otherwise, don't intervene for your own convenience. ...Read more

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My Nephew Started Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30Mg. he is having anxiety. he was giving atarax 25 mg for it. can he take both together. he is 10 yr old. 128lbs. 4'11 tall?

My Nephew Started Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30Mg. he is having anxiety. he was giving atarax 25 mg for it. can he take both together. he is 10 yr old. 128lbs. 4'11 tall?

Side effects: Anxiety is a common side effect of all of the stimulant class for ADHD. There are several alternatives. Is the atarax (hydroxyzine) to induce "sleepiness" in hopes of reducing anxiety? Trying a different stimulant is an option. Non stimulant drugs are another option. Yes, the two drugs you mention may be taken together. Don't forget to maximize behavior modification strategies also! ...Read more

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Can I give my baby hydroxyzine hydrochloride syrup with ambroxol hydrochloride syrup? Hope they dont react with each other.

Can I give my baby hydroxyzine hydrochloride syrup with ambroxol hydrochloride syrup? Hope they dont react with each other.

MixingMedsDangers: You should always consult with your physician before mixing medications. Ambroxol is not available in the US so I can't comment on how it interacts with Hydroxyzine but as I said above - always talk with your physician or even the pharmacist before using multiple medications especially in children! ...Read more

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What are some contraindications of atarax (hydroxyzine)?

What are some contraindications of atarax (hydroxyzine)?

Sedation: The most common side effect of Atarax (hydroxyzine) is sedation. If you are doing something such as driving or working with machinery where sedation could put you at risk it would be wise to be cautious and either avoid the behavior or the atarax (hydroxyzine). ...Read more

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Is atarax (hydroxyzine) addictive?

Is atarax (hydroxyzine) addictive?

No: Even though it is an effective sedative, hypnotic, analgesic, and tranquilizer, it shares almost none of the abuse, dependence, addiction, and toxicity potential of other drugs used for the same range of therapeutic reasons. ...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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What's gonna happen if i took 350mg of atarax, (hydroxyzine) 4 pentalgines, 7 diuretics and some coffiene?

What's gonna happen if i took 350mg of atarax, (hydroxyzine) 4 pentalgines, 7 diuretics and some coffiene?

Dangerous!: That dose of Atarax (hydroxyzine) is dangerous, could be fatal. Don't know what pentalgines are, but never good to mix meds. Are you trying to hurt yourself? You need help right away! Go to a hospital or clinic now to get help. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Atarax (Definition)

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