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Doctor insights on: Hydroxyzine Nausea

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Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more


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Does Vistaril (hydroxyzine) help for Nausea, similar to bendaryl & Promethazine?

Does Vistaril (hydroxyzine) help for Nausea, similar to bendaryl & Promethazine?

Probably not: It is unlikely that Vistaril (hydroxyzine) would noticeably reduce your nausea. But if you get knocked out by its drowsiness effect, you would not be feeling the nausea as much. ...Read more

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Why do I get nauseas when I stop taking hydroxyzine; is it a withdrawal symptom?

Why do I get nauseas when I stop taking hydroxyzine; is it a withdrawal symptom?

Atarax (hydroxyzine): Is antihistamine used for anxiety and sometimes to calm irritable bowels. When stop regular use, stomach can be more active and nausea results. ...Read more

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Can I take 50mg of hydroxyzine with doxylamine safely? My doctor recommended doxylamine for nausea but I took hydroxyzine for anxiety already.

Can I take 50mg of hydroxyzine with doxylamine safely? My doctor recommended doxylamine for nausea but I took hydroxyzine for anxiety already.

Better no: both have similar actions, almost, and both can treat nausea, but combinbation can lead to CNS depression, keep the good practice to ask if on multiple medications , take care ...Read more

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I was given prescription for hydroxyzine palmotate 25mg for anxiety. Should I use that or dramamine (dimenhydrinate) for nausea and nervous stomach? I can barely eat, nausea bad

I was given prescription for hydroxyzine palmotate 25mg for anxiety. Should I use that or dramamine (dimenhydrinate) for nausea and nervous stomach? I can barely eat, nausea bad

Stick w/ hydroxyzine: These medicines are very similar and both should work for your nausea. Instead of mixing meds, just stick with the Hydroxyzine for both anxiety and nausea. Also, you can try ginger containing products or vitamin b6 to help with your nausea. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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How long after taking vistaril (hydroxyzine) will I have diarrhea ad nausea?

How long after taking vistaril (hydroxyzine) will I have diarrhea ad nausea?

None expected: Vistaril (hydroxyzine) is not expected to cause either although nausea can occur with any drug or any food for some people. ...Read more

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What happens if I take hydroxyzine?

What happens if I take hydroxyzine?

Antihistamine: Hydroxyzine is a sedating antihistamine that decreases pruritus (itch) and may cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: hydroxyzine?

Please describe the medication: hydroxyzine?

Old antihistamine: Hydroxyzine is a first generation antihistamine that is marketed as vistaril (hydroxyzine) and atarax. It is used for itchy rashes, sedative effects and sometimes during anesthesia. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took hydroxyzine instead of hydralazine?

What would happen if I took  hydroxyzine instead of hydralazine?

Hydralazine: Skipping blood pressure medication can result in headache & other symptoms of elevated pressure. Hydroxyzine or Atarax or vistaril (hydroxyzine) are antihistamines & temporarily cause sedation. ...Read more

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Is hydroxyzine effective for anxiety?

Is hydroxyzine effective for anxiety?

Possibly: Hydroxyzine is modestly helpful for anxiety. However one of the ssri meds (liek zoloft (sertraline) or lexapro) has more longterm benefit and safety. ...Read more

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What is atarax (hydroxyzine) used for?

What is atarax (hydroxyzine) used for?

Myriad uses: For allergic noses & eyes - Atarax (hydroxyzine) treats symptoms of itching, sniffing, sneezing, & dripping. Its not very good for stuffy nose. Atarax helps make hives go away. If you take it everyday it will help keep them from breaking out. Atarax is also an excellent medication if you have imsomnia. It makes you sleepy & you fall asleep. When Atarax is absorbed your body converts into zyrtec! ...Read more

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Black kohosh with atarax (hydroxyzine)?

Black kohosh with atarax (hydroxyzine)?

What is question?: If you are asking about taking Atarax (hydroxyzine) with Black Kohosh Yes I see no reason why not Black Kohosh is a herb used for many indicatins and have effect on the brain which is like serotonin and have some effect on estrogen Ak your doctor if you can takle them together as we do not know why and how long you need to take Atarax (hydroxyzine) ...Read more

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Is vistaril (hydroxyzine) habit forming?

Is vistaril (hydroxyzine) habit forming?

Not really: I've seen some folks have a psychological dependance using vistaril (hydroxyzine) as a sleep aid, but there is no physical dependence. ...Read more

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Can Hydroxyzine help stop racing thoughts?

Hydroxyzine effects: I understand your concern. Racing thoughts can be overwhelming, affect clarity of mind, affect concentration on specific tasks and affect functioning. They can be symptom of Anxiety. Hydroxyzine reduces activity in the central nervous system. It can decrease racing thoughts, not stop racing thoughts. See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, side effects of medications, dose; and Therapy for stress. ...Read more

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How often csn i take atarax (hydroxyzine)?

Call Physician: This is aprescription medicine and the prescribing physician should have given insgtructions on dosing. In general, this medicine should be dosed every 4-6hours. ...Read more

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Is hydrocodone is the same as hydroxyzine?

2 hydro meds differ: These two medications are very different. They have some side effects in common but are otherwise in two completely different classifications. ...Read more

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How long can we take atarax (hydroxyzine)?

Hydroxyzine: For as long as the medication is prescribed for what it is supposed to treat. If you have concerns, you really should bring them up to the prescribing doctor, since they know what they are treating you for. ...Read more

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How can I get perscribed hydroxyzine/xanex?

How can I get perscribed hydroxyzine/xanex?

If indicated, easy..: Being prescribed a medication is based on whether a patient has a condition that is adequately treated by a particular medication. If your doctor, after an assessment determines that you'll need either the xanax (alprazolam) or hydroxyzine, i'm sure he/she will have no problem prescribing it for you. ...Read more