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Induce vomiting: If you do a web search on "vistaril (hydroxyzine) package insert", the main treatment is to induce vomiting. The main side effect is becoming very drowsy, but low blood pressure may also occur. If too much is taken for a prolonged period of time, the patient may also have a difficult time urinating. Anyone who has taken enough vistaril (hydroxyzine) to cause concern should be treated by a physician in an er or urgent care. ...Read more
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
Are you considering: An overdose? You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. Please have a friend or relative transport you to the nearest er or call 911 for urgent care if you have imminent urge to kill yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
most likely not: Anytime you take more of a drug than you are prescribed, it is considered an overdose. I doubt that you were prescribed 5 Atarax (hydroxyzine) together to be takenwith 2 alprazolam. Those 2 meds are both very sedating and together could possibly make you sleep for a long time, but i don't think it would hurt you if that was all you took. However if you drank alcohol or added other meds to that, it be dangerous! ...Read more
Over doses are never: Good. Antihistamine over doses are rarely lethal. Am concerned by the manner that you asked this question. If you are considering an overdose to kill or harm yourself - please seek help at your nearest emergency room or call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). ...Read more
Max 400mg/day in adu: Although max dose of vistaril (hydroxyzine) is 400mg/day in adults, every one is different. Some common side effects are drowsiness, fatigue headache constipation. Report any irregular/fast heart beat, difficulty urinating, slurred speech or tremor to your doctor as soon as possible. Vistaril (hydroxyzine) starts it action in 15-60 mins after a dose / keeps working for~4-6hrs then out of the system 14-25 hrs. Drink lots water. ...Read more
My prescribed 50 MG of vistaril (hydroxyzine) isn't effective. How much more can I take without overdosing?
100mg: Can be used. Do not exceed that dose. ...Read more
Can an overdose of atarax (hydroxyzine) and epival with alcohol be lethal and if so how much and what exactly do you die from?
Wanting to Die: The doctors here on health tap are very aware that there are men and women out there in the world that are hurting and have become hopeless. I worry about your question. But, i will take it as an attempt to reach out to another human. No matter how bad it is there with time this bad feeling can change. Being depressed is part of the human experience. It leads us to be more compassionate.... ...Read more
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