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What is the definition or description of: Atarax (hydroxyzine) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Atarax (hydroxyzine) overdose?

Atarax O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. "Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, feeling like you might pass out." REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/atarax.html ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Vistaril (hydroxyzine) overdose?

Vistaril OD: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Overdose symptoms for hydroxyzine may include "severe drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, uncontrolled muscle movements, or seizure (convulsions)." REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/hydroxyzine. Html ...Read more

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What is the treatment for atarax (hydroxyzine) overdose?

What is the treatment for atarax (hydroxyzine) overdose?

Seek medical help: Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, feeling like you might pass out. If you have symptoms or otherwise think you may have overdosed, seek emergency medical attention asap or call the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vistaril (hydroxyzine) overdose?

What is the treatment for vistaril (hydroxyzine) overdose?

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

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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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Will an overdose of hydroxyzine pamoate kill you?

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 more

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Will 5 atarax (hydroxyzine) and 2 alprazolam overdose?

Will 5 atarax (hydroxyzine) and 2 alprazolam overdose?

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

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Can you overdose on atarax (hydroxyzine) pills?

Yes, of course: You can overdose on anything. The big question is 'what will happen? ' Atarax (hydroxyzine) overdose will cause severe drowsiness. ...Read more

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Is atarax (hydroxyzine) a good one to overdose on?

Is atarax (hydroxyzine) a good one to overdose on?

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

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What do I do if I overdose on atarax (hydroxyzine)?

What do I do if I overdose on atarax (hydroxyzine)?

Rest: You can't overdose with Atarax (hydroxyzine) which is a very safe medicine for allergy. You may feel drowsiness, just rest and take a snap. ...Read more

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Can I overdose on 100 mg of vistaril (hydroxyzine)?

Can I overdose on 100 mg of vistaril (hydroxyzine)?

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

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Can somebody overdose on a weeks worth of vistaril (hydroxyzine) at one time?

Can somebody overdose on a weeks worth of vistaril (hydroxyzine) at one time?

Yes: Vistaril (hydroxyzine) is a sedating antihistamine and could cause significant problems taken in large quantity. ...Read more

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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

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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 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

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Should you stop hydroxyzine cold turkey?

Should you stop hydroxyzine cold turkey?

Hydroxyzine: You can stop it without weaning, but you should consult with your doctor, for whatever reason you were taking it for may recur after stopping it. ...Read more

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Can hydroxyzine really help with anxiety?

Can hydroxyzine really help with anxiety?

Yes, very much so: Hydroxyzine can be very helpful for anxiety but it does take a while to get used to the sedative effect. That can take anywhere from a week or two but in the long haul it is very much worth it especially if you're dealing with generalized anxiety. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do people test positive to hydroxyzine HCl 25?

Do people test positive to hydroxyzine HCl 25?

What?: Do you mean a random drug test? If you only find it if you ask for the assay. It does not show up as an illegal substance in a routine screen. ...Read more

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Can hydroxyzine have any permanent side effects?

Safe: It is safe because the medication has been out in the market for a long while. I didn't see any reports for permanent adverse effects or such. Its side effects, such as drowsiness and dizziness, will mostly disappear after discontinuation. ...Read more

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Does hydroxyzine HCl 10mg/5ml syrup get you high?

Does hydroxyzine HCl 10mg/5ml syrup get you high?

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

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Is hydroxyzine supposed to make you tired all day?

Is hydroxyzine supposed to make you tired all day?

No, but...: This med typically does make people somewhat drowsy, at least initially. 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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What side effects can one have taking hydroxyzine?

What side effects can one have taking hydroxyzine?

Sedation: One of the most common side effects of an older antihistamine like Hydroxyzine is drowsiness. This can often be a problem as sometimes people are feeling fine, but things such as reaction time etc. Can be slower. Dry mouth and eyes is another possible side effect. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about 25 mg of hydroxyzine pam?

Can you tell me more about 25 mg of hydroxyzine pam?

Hydroxyzine: Hydroxyzine is used as an antihistamine (hives, rhinitis, sneezing), for nausea ; vomiting, for anxiety ; in conjunction with other medications during anesthesia. ...Read more

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Can I take dayquiland hydroxyzine HCl 25mg together?

Yes: But do realize that both have sedating effect and thus the result is additive. ...Read more

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Is taking hydroxyzine 10mg every day for anxiety bad?

Is taking hydroxyzine 10mg every day for anxiety bad?

Usually fine: Hydroxyzine can be used off label for anxiety. In low dose generally safe and non addicting. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took 750 MG of hydroxyzine hcl?

What would happen if I took 750 MG of hydroxyzine hcl?

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