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How long does the effects of hydroxyzine 25mg last before next dosage is due?

How long does the effects of hydroxyzine 25mg last before next dosage is due?

72 hrs: A single dose of Hydroxyzine can suppress the allergy skin test reaction for about 72 hours (some may claim a whole week) although the peak suppressive effect would be within the first day or so. ...Read more

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I stopped taking Hydroxyzine 25mg about 2 weeks ago for anxiety. I've noticed at night I itch really bad. How long will this last? Is it normal?

I stopped taking Hydroxyzine 25mg about 2 weeks ago for anxiety. I've noticed at night I itch really bad. How long will this last? Is it normal?

Unknown: It is likely that your itching had been controlled with hydroxyzine and new unmasked without it. It is not normal. Check with your doctor about this but in the meanwhile, apply a moisturizer <3 mins after bathing and hope this helps. Go back to hydroxyzine 25 mg at bedtime if necessary. ...Read more

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Atarax (hydroxyzine) 25mg. Uses and side effects?

Atarax (hydroxyzine) 25mg. Uses and side effects?

Itching, anxiety: Atarax (hydroxyzine, also sold as vistiril) is a sedating antihistamine. In addition to relieving anxiety, it can also help allergic itching, nausea, & motion sickness. It is non-addictive but can cause drowsiness & other (mostly minor) side-effects. See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000796/. ...Read more

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I've been given by my doctor percocets 10/325 and hydroxyzine 25mg can I take them together?

I've been given by my doctor percocets 10/325 and hydroxyzine 25mg can I take them together?

Yes: They can be taken together safely although the sedating effects may be additive since both pills contains something which can cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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My 9 year old was prescribed atarax (hydroxyzine) 25mg to help her sleep at night. Can anyone tell me more about this medication?

My 9 year old was prescribed atarax (hydroxyzine) 25mg to help her sleep at night. Can anyone tell me more about this medication?

See below : Atarax (hydroxyzine) is an anti-histamine that has several uses, one of which is insomnia. This is because one of its effects is causing drowsiness. Other uses in children include: anti-anxiety & to stop itching. ...Read more

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My Dr gave me Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 pain. I take hydroxyzine 25mg for anxiety. can I take both together at same time.

My Dr gave me Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 pain. I take hydroxyzine 25mg for anxiety. can I take both together at same time.

Yes: Ok to use as directed by the physician. Sedation may be greater when taken together. Do not operate a vehicle or operate heavy machinery until you are sure the effects of taking them together will not be too great. Avoid alcohol and any other depressants too. ...Read more

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I suffer insomnia when I'm on a business trip. I sometimes take xanax for anxiety (0.5g 2x/day). Is it ok to take hydroxyzine 25mg together too?

I suffer insomnia when I'm on a business trip. I sometimes take xanax for anxiety (0.5g 2x/day). Is it ok to take hydroxyzine 25mg together too?

Yes, but would also: look into non=pharmacological management of both anxiety and insomnia. Travel may be difficult, particularly if it covers many time zones, but there are behavioral ways to treat jet lag. Antihistamines are generally safe for both occasiona insomnia or anxiety, but taken long-term they interfere with normal sleep rhythms, including REM sleep. Relaxation techniques such as guided imagery may help. ...Read more

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I am wanting to go out with my family but I have panic attacks. The dr gave me vistaril (hydroxyzine) 25mg to take for anxiety, will this make it to where i can go?

I am wanting to go out with my family but I have panic attacks. The dr gave me vistaril (hydroxyzine) 25mg to take for anxiety, will this make it to where i can go?

It can help: Vistaril (hydroxyzine) can reduce your level of anxiety. You can use it and some slow breathing exercises (6 second inhale, pause, 6 second exhale) to bring your anxiety down to a more manageable level. Then you may go out with your family. ...Read more

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I take atarax (hydroxyzine) 25mg can i drink alcohol if atarax (hydroxyzine) taken in morning?

I take atarax (hydroxyzine) 25mg can i drink alcohol if atarax (hydroxyzine) taken in morning?

In Moderation: Atarax (hydroxyzine) is an antihistamine, which can cause drowsiness. There is no known contraindication with alcohol, but alcohol can also cause drowsiness, so don't overdo it. ...Read more

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