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Hydroxyzine H Cl Vs Pamoate
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?
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
Some drowsiness --: This med typically does make people somewhat drowsy, at least initially. Less apparent may be some cognitive slowing. Make sure the dose is titrated specifically for you and your needs. It is usually best to "start low, & go slow", allowing your system to adjust to the negative effect. If the tiredness persists, you will need a different medicine and/or approach. ...Read more
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Yes, but: Be cautious with dayquil severe cold & flu, as it contains an antihistaminic too ...Read more
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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
Depends: Some people zonked out with just 10 mg, others can tolerate 100 mg without problem. Certainly this would not be the dose I start patients on initially. There is warning about cardiovascular issues from hydroxyzine use and thus if you have any cv problems, talk to your cardiologist before taking hydroxyzine. ...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
My prescribed dose of 25mg for hydroxyzine pamoate isn't effective. How much more can I take? What is the fatal dosage?
Talk to prescriber: Prescription medications are prescribed at a certain dose for each person on an individual basis. You should discuss with the provider who prescribed this to decide if a higher dose would be worth trying or if another medication would be better. The prescriber has the wisdom of how to use the medications they prescribe. Tap into their wisdom. ...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
Ok: Ok. But I would rather have 25mg at first, wait 2 hours to take the second one if needed. ...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
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
Xanax (alprazolam): Excess sedation, depending on dose consumed.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I took 10 mg of melatonin about two hours ago and My anxiety is getting bad, can I take my hydroxyzine pamoate even tho I took melatonin?
Should be ok: Depends on dose of hydroxyzine...not more than 25 mg ...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?
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