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Hydroxyz H Cl 50 Mg
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
Might not: Hydroxyzine oral syrup might make you drowsy, agitated, dizzy and sometimes ataxic. You might refer to those symptoms as high but it should not make you high. ...Read more
Yes: But do realize that both have sedating effect and thus the result is additive. ...Read more
You would be sleepy: Hydroxyzine HCl when marketed as Atarax was studied in patients with chronic urticaria at gradually increasing doses up to 100 mg every 6 hours. I've used it at single night doses of 400 mg in severe urticaria. Hydroxyzine Pamoate (Vistaril) was used as a mild antidepressant at higher doses. I would not recommend that you use 750 mg intentionally since there are better less sedating antihistamines. ...Read more
I accidentally doubled my 2 y/o dose of hydroxyzine HCl 10mg/5ml. Gave him 5ml instead of 2.5. Will he be ok?
He'll be fine: A one time dose at that level is not anything to be worried about. You wouldn't want to do it every day, but this is a very safe medicine, and other than he may be a bit drowsy tonight, it isn't going to be a problem. Have a good evening and don't worry about it. ...Read more
Yes, but: Be cautious with dayquil severe cold & flu, as it contains an antihistaminic too ...Read more
Just a little: The active ingredient, hydroxyzine is the same in both formualtions, though the salt, pamoate or hydrochloride (hcl), to which it is attached is different. The pamoate comes as a capsule and the hydrochloride is a tablet. The release mechanism into the body is different between the two and therefore one may work better than the other for certain individuals. ...Read more
None: There is a slight formulation between the 2 compounds. HCL is atarx and the pamoate is vistril. They can and are used interchangeably and have the same side effects. They are made by different companies. ...Read more
What Is The Dosage For Hydroxyzine Hcl 50 MG for Anxiety. My Prescription Bottle Saids As Needed.?
Prescribed with hydroxyzine pamoate 50 for anxiety it made me sleep. I went back and was given hydroxyzine hcl 10. Can I take both not at same time?
Apparently, yes.: Hydroxyzine is used with opioid analgesics to increase their pain-killing ability of a given dose of opioid, and lower the quantity needed to stop a given level of pain, and/or stop some side effects of opioids like itching, nausea, and vomiting. ...Read more
See your physician: Hydoxyzine, prescribed as 2 medications. (hcl, atarax) and pamoate, vistaril) is a prescription medication. It is very sedating and will help with sleep. However, it is used mainly as an antihistamine and anti-itch. You should see your physician, to find out why you have difficulty sleeping. If there are no other medical issues, there are medications that would be more specific for insomnia. ...Read more
It can, but...: Medicines like Hydroxyzine and Diphenhydramine (benadryl) can help with itching associated with eczema. However, the best way to get relief is to treat the eczema itself using topical medicines, ranging from over the counter euceryn to prescription drugs. Hopefully your doc can help, and they aren't, see a dermatologist if you can. ...Read more
Probably ok: But both possess sedating property and you need to be certain about your alertness before you go out driving. ...Read more
Hydroxyzine effect: The 10 mg dose of hydroxyzine is low. The drowsy effect will be mild and wear off in 3-6 hours. ...Read more
How long will it take atarax (hydroxyzine) HCl 50mg 2 times a day taken for a month to leave my system?
Why you want atarax (hydroxyzine) to leave your system is not part of a drug screen it is not classified drugs
in spite of that it depends how much you are taking and for how long and it depend on the health of your liver and kidney.
so 100mg a day for a month it might take two weeks give or take pending the status of your liver and kidney ...Read more
Very sedating: Yes, but it will be very, very sedating which might be the thing you are looking. ...Read more
Is it safe to take st. John's wort and hydroxyzine HCl 10mg tablets daily to help social anxiety?
I took an Valium 5mg tablet and Hydroxyzine HCl 25mg at 6pm can I take my 10mg Ambien (zolpidem) now 1030pm?
Ambien (zolpidem): Ambien (zolpidem) should be taken no longer than a few days in a row. You need to coordinate your care with one MD if you have access to 3 different CNS depressant medications. Respiratory depression can occur. Also all have withdrawal states and can precipitate clinical depression. ...Read more
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?
Watch for drowsiness: There is no specific drug interactions, but they can both cause sedation that can be additive so be cautious. ...Read more
For a possible diangosis of some form of acid reflux, why would an antihistamine such as Hydroxyzine HCL be Rx'ed?
Acid reflux: Symptoms of acid reflux can be from GERD, allergic rhinitis (the reason for treatment trials of antihistamine), or asthma. Your doctor likely felt from what you described that your symptoms may benefit from this medication. If no improvement, just let your doctor know and you can work on figuring out if the other causes are contributing ...Read more
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
Is it safe to take 25 mg of hydroxyzine hcl just a few hours after taking Tramadol and 1 mg of Xanax?
Wait 4-6 hrs: These can all interact.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can I smoke weed while taking hydrOXYzine HCl 25mg tablet (ATARAX) and escitalopram 10mg tablet (LEXAPRO)?
Likely: However if weed causes you to become drowsy, this combination may make you even more so. Make sure you don't operate any machinery until you know how this affects your alertness. ...Read more
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
I am taking hydroxyzine HCl 50mg for itching due to a mite infestation and have tested positive for methanphedamin. Will this give me a false positive?
Yes: I have found a reference that Hydroxyzine can produce a false positive, at least in the blood. ...Read more
I took hydroxyzine HCl 10 mg @night as directed by my dermatologist. I woke up 2 hrs after taking it with numbing &tingling in my face! Is that normal?
No: This is not normal but it can happen. ...Read more
My daughter has hive really bad this time of year and was prescribed hydroxyzine HCL 10mg/5 syp mor and its says take 1 1/2 teaspoons by mouth every 6?
Didn't get the question: If you are wondering is it the right dose for what she has: yes it sounds fine, wish you both wellness ...Read more
I take celexa 40mg on regular. I was prescribed hydroxyzine hcl 25mg for itching due to bad case of poison oak. I am having sudden squeezing pain thro?
Question: Your question is incomplete. Where is your pain, how long has it been present, what is the character of the pain. What makes it better or worse? Please resubmit your question. ...Read more
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
Does Lisinopril 10 Mg Interact with Hydroxyzine HCL 25 Mg and Zofran (ondansetron) 8 Mg and Norco 10/325 and Gabapentin 600 Mg. My Dr prescribed me them.
Exercise caution: With multiple drugs, lisinopril won't interact with the other medicines you mentioned, but hydroxzine, norco, zofran (ondansetron) and gabapentin might interact with each other, talk to your doctor and know exactly when to take each medicine, and if you can hold one till you finish with the other, your doctor can describe better as he knows your case, take care ...Read more
Either/or Hydroxyzine HCL or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for getting through medicine induced hyperthyroid anxiety? (Off all thyroid meds, taking low dose propranolol)
Hydroxyzine: Hydroxyzine is likely more effective but making sure that the thyroid dose is not too high is far more important. ...Read more
I take 30mg of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR but I am breaking out in hives due to anxiety. Is it safe to take hydroxyzine hcl 25 mg?
Anxiety driven hives: Hydroxyzine is a reasonable intervention given that it works fairly well for anxiety. There are no known drug-drug interactions between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and hydroxyzine (Vistaril/Atarax). But if you find sedation from hydroxyzine to be a problem, you may consider trying cetirizine (Zyrtec). It shouldn't have the calming effect of hydroxyzine but may treat the hives all the same. ...Read more