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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have gained weight while taking vistaril, (hydroxyzine) is this a side effect? And if so, if I stop taking will my weight go back down?
Now knowing that older antihistamines like hydroxyzine make you gain weight, how soon after I stop taking it will I start to lose the weight?
I stop taking buprenorphine per my dr (1mg/day). Now taking hydroxyzine 250 mg per day. I now have: nausea, insomia, increased pain. What causes this?
Withdrawal: Symptoms of withdrawal. They will likely resolve, but the pain may not if you have chronic pain to begin with. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more
Withdraws from antibiotics after stop taking them. What can I take to feel better? My doctor gave me hydroxyzine but I don't like the drowsiness.
How long does it take for an allergic reaction to stop? Took hydroxyzine for reaction to lettuce 13 hrs ago and my throat still feels a little weird
Allergy: Doubt your reaction is to lettuce, which is mostly water, couldbe due to other things, you should see your doctor about it. ...Read more
I take hydroxyzine pristiq (desvenlafaxine) depekote ER and seroquel xr. Every night I suffer from headaches body feels weak can't stop urinatiing and bad depression?
Rule out sleep apnea: Please see a sleep doctor as sleep apnea can cause all of those symptoms, including excess nighttime urination. Hydroxyzine can be very sedating, but this usually goes away in several weeks. Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) can cause headaches, but lack of oxygen from stopping breathing at night can do that as well. Significant nighttime oxygen loss can certainly cause headaches and daytime fatigue and ^ in peeing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good question: Supposedly, capsule is better to comfort your stomach since tablet has some irritating property to your gi. But in real world I didn't see much of the difference. Tablet can be cut in halves to lower the dose. ...Read more