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Are there any drug interactions with Metformin and Vistaril (Hydroxyzine)?

Are there any drug interactions with Metformin and Vistaril (Hydroxyzine)?

No: Not really just be cautious of the drowsiness that can be a side effect of the vistaril (hydroxyzine). ...Read more

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Drug Interaction (Definition)

When the combination of two agents cause an effect, intended or unintended, that would not have otherwise ...Read more


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I want opinions on the drug vistaril (hydroxyzine) for anxiety?

I want opinions on the drug vistaril (hydroxyzine) for anxiety?

Vistaril (hydroxyzine) can be: Effective in the treatment of anxiety, just be aware that it can be sedating. Take care. ...Read more

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Does hydroxyzine HCl boost the opiate drug effect?

Does hydroxyzine HCl boost the opiate drug effect?

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

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Can klonopin (clonazepam) and hydroxyzine have a bad interaction?

Can klonopin (clonazepam) and hydroxyzine have a bad interaction?

Be careful: They are both sedatives so if you took sufficiently high doses at bedtime you may cause yourself to stop breathing although in clinical practice that would be rare. As long as you are not taking more than five milligrams of Clonazepam a day then any amount of Hydroxyzine up to about 100 mg a day would likely be tolerated. There are exceptions to these principles so talk to a doctor about this. ...Read more

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Will taking atarax (hydroxyzine) effect a fail on taking a urine drug test?

Will taking atarax (hydroxyzine) effect a fail on taking a urine drug test?

Would not anticipate: That use of atarax (hydroxyzine) should cause one to fail a urine screen for drugs of abuse. It is not a drug of abuse. ...Read more

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Been on Hydroxyzine for a month now with AMAZING results on both anxiety and allergies, is it safe to use this drug long term?

Been on Hydroxyzine for a month now with AMAZING results on both anxiety and allergies, is it safe to use this drug long term?

Yes, but: Hydroxyzine has very little usefulness for Anxiety in the long term. It is primarily an allergy medicine. It is usually prescribed for short term use--and not at all recommended for Anxiety, but it has a following of folks who use it. Best to look into some therapy and working on your anxiety rather than relying on a phenothiazine and anti-histamine for your issues. Best to solve your issues. ...Read more

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How well does the drug vistaril (hydroxyzine) compare to other anti-anxiety pills?

How well does the drug vistaril (hydroxyzine) compare to other anti-anxiety pills?

Individuals differ: Vistaril (hydroxyzine) is an antihistamine with mild sedating and anxiety-relieving effects. It doesn't work the same as a benzodiazepine (valium, Ativan etc), but then it's not addictive either. Some people get a lot of relief from vistaril (hydroxyzine) and similar meds; some don't. Talk to your doctor about what works for you and what doesn't. There may be other options to explore. ...Read more

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My whole body is itching for so long and I had taken the drug hydroxyzine hydrochloride tablets USP atarax 25mg?

My whole body is itching for so long and I had taken the drug hydroxyzine hydrochloride tablets USP atarax 25mg?

Many Causes of Itch: Your itching can be caused by many things only some of which would be helped by Hydroxyzine. Dry skin Is a very common cause. Itching can also be caused by liver or thyroid problems. Allergies and eczema are another cause. You really need to see a physician to help you sort this out. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to Compazine (prochlorperazine) (tongue swelled up 26 years ago!), is it safe to take Hydroxyzine? Always told to be aware of "zine" drugs.

If I am allergic to Compazine (prochlorperazine) (tongue swelled up 26 years ago!), is it safe to take Hydroxyzine? Always told to be aware of "zine" drugs.

They are not close: In this case, the name does NOT tell you much about the chemical structure of the drug and these two are not very similar and do NOT generally cross react at all.
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and you could have reactions to more than one drug regardless of which two drugs we choose, but these two drugs aren't closely related. ...Read more

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If I take ashwagandha as a supplement and was prescribed vistaril, (hydroxyzine) but only take it occasionally when I need it for anxiety, is there an interaction?

Better not together: Although there is a minor or non-signigicant interaction, better not to take the supplement while on the vistaril, (hydroxyzine) both together may enhance CNS depression ...Read more

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I am taking Effexor (venlafaxine) XR and hydroxyzine can I take oxycodone- acetaminophen if I haven't taken hydroxyzine in 24 hours? Any interactions??

I am taking Effexor (venlafaxine) XR and hydroxyzine can I take oxycodone- acetaminophen if I haven't taken hydroxyzine in 24 hours? Any interactions??

See details: The larger question is why is a 20 year on antidepressants, multiple antianxiety agents and now narcotic analgesics? This combination should concern you. ...Read more

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Are there any known interactions between risperidone, benztropine mes., vistaril, (hydroxyzine) cephalexin, and marijuana for someone who has neuro-lyme disease?

Are there any known interactions between risperidone, benztropine mes., vistaril, (hydroxyzine) cephalexin, and marijuana for someone who has neuro-lyme disease?

Sedation: Neuro lyme disease can cause confusion, memory problems, fatigue, weakness and even seizures. The risperdal, vistaril (hydroxyzine), (hydroxyzine) benztropine ; cannabis can be sedating. U may not need both vistaril (hydroxyzine) ; benztropine if u r being treated for a psychiatric condition. Have u received IV antibiotic tx for the lyme disease? It would be better to stop smoking the marijuana. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hydroxyzine?

What is the definition or description of: hydroxyzine?

Antihistamine: 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 an anti anxiety medicine. ...Read more

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Can hydroxyzine cause night swaets?

Can hydroxyzine cause night swaets?

No: The most common side effect from Hydroxyzine is sedation. I am not aware of night sweats being a side effect. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on hydroxyzine pam?

Can you overdose on hydroxyzine pam?

Yes: An overdose of Hydroxyzine can cause shortness of breath, dilated pupils, problems urinating, blurred vision, low blood pressure, rapid heart rate, seizures, dizziness, delirium, coma, etc. If you are having any thoughts of taking an overdose you can call the national suicide prevention lifeline phone number 27/7 at 1-800-273-8255. Or have a friend, relative or 911 transport you to the nearest er. ...Read more

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Can I take hydroxyzine after clariton?

Can I take hydroxyzine after clariton?

Antihistamines: They are both antihistamines, so I wouldn't take them together. They both act similarly, so their effect would be too much together. Wait until the Claritin (loratadine) wears off, about 24 hours? ...Read more

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Can I put my sons hydroxyzine in milk?

Can I put my sons hydroxyzine in milk?

Not the best: The problem with putting any medication in a drink or food is that you never know how much gets into the child. You will probably be giving less than the effective dose. This is a site for tips on getting kids to take yucky medicine. Http://ramseypediatric. Com/pediatrics-blog/yucky-medicine-tips-how-can-you-get-children-to-take-their-medicine/. ...Read more