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What are some contraindications of atarax (hydroxyzine)?

What are some contraindications of atarax (hydroxyzine)?

Sedation: The most common side effect of Atarax (hydroxyzine) is sedation. If you are doing something such as driving or working with machinery where sedation could put you at risk it would be wise to be cautious and either avoid the behavior or the atarax (hydroxyzine). ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What are some contraindications of permethrin?

What are some contraindications of permethrin?

Best to ask your doc: You can find information about Permethrin safety here: http://www.Rxlist.Com/elimite-drug.Htm. ...Read more

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What are some types of anti-psychotic medications?

What are some types of anti-psychotic medications?

Examples: Abilify/aripiprazole, Zyprexa/olanzapine, Seroquel/quetiapine, Geodon/ziprasidone, Risperdal/risperidone, Latuda/lurasidone, Invega/paliperidone, Haldol/haloperidol, Thorazine/chlorpromazine, Saphris/asenapine, Clozaril/clozapine, Trilafon/perphenazine, Stelazine/trifluoperazine, Prolixin/fluphenazine. There are many others but these are some examples. ...Read more

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What are some alternative medications for anxiety instead of barbiturates?

What are some alternative medications  for anxiety instead of barbiturates?

Many: First of all, benzodiazepines replaced barbiturates long time ago. They have all the best of barbiturates (almost) without some of the side effects. Using antidepressants for anxiety became standard of care. In addition, I use mood stabilizers, antiseizure medications, antipsychotics, buspar, (buspirone) atarax, muscle relaxants and even opiates ( carefully). A type of anxiety is also important for rx choice. ...Read more

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What are some effects of phencyclidine?

What are some effects of phencyclidine?

PCP: Some studies found that phencyclidine can cause a certain kinds of brain damage called olney's lesions in rats. Phencyclidine has also been shown to cause schizophrenia-like changes in the rat brain. Behavioral effects can vary by dosage. Low doses produce a numbness in the extremities and intoxication, characterized by staggering, unsteady gait, slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, balance loss. ...Read more

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What are some of the dangers of zanaflex (tizanidine)?

What are some of the dangers of zanaflex (tizanidine)?

Allergic reactions: Zanaflex (tizanidine) commonly causes dry mouth and constipation, but in some people there are some dangerous potential effects, many of which are allergies (rash, hives, itching, and swollen airways causing breathing difficulties). Other dangers include potential liver damage and psychological effects such as hallucinations. If you have any side effect from any medication inform your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some names of antidepressants?

What are some names of antidepressants?

Several Classes: Fluoxetine, Sertraline,fluoxamine, paroxetine, velafaxine, escitqalopram ,Mirtazapine, Desyre-Trazadone, Bupropion, citaloprm, duloxetine, clomipramine, atometine other SSRIa and SNRIs. Tricyclic Antidepressants- Imipramine, amytriptyline, nortripyline, desipraminme. clomipramine, MAO inhibitors-phenelzine, tranylcypromin ./ ...Read more

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What are the effects of vistaril (hydroxyzine) like?

What are the effects of vistaril (hydroxyzine) like?

Older antihistamine : Vistaril, (hydroxyzine) Hydroxyzine is an older antihistamine usually used to treat itching. It can be used as a mild hypnotic (sleeing aide) or mild anti-anxiety med (tranquilizer). Major side effect is sedation (sleepiness). ...Read more

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Are there effects of reducing epilepsy medication? What are they?

Are there effects of reducing epilepsy medication? What are they?

Risky: You may get less adverse effects, but likely worse seizure control with more breakthrough events. Talk to your doctor before you try this, as there are even life-threatening consequences. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of taking ibuprofen?

What are some side effects of taking ibuprofen?

Many: Intestinal bleeding , fluid retention , interference with healing and being left with chronic pain. ...Read more

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What different kinds of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) pills are there?

What different kinds of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) pills are there?

Diphenylhydramine: Many pharmaceutical companies make generic Benadryl (diphenhydramine) under name of diphenylhydramine.Brand name Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is made by mcneil consumer health care.It comes in different strength as follows benadryl dyefreeallergy liquid gel benadryl allergy ultratab benadryl allergy quick dissolve strip benadryl allergy capsules all above in 25 mgm strength 50 grm capsules. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of add medications?

What are some side effects of add medications?

Agitation: Most medications used to treat adhd are stimulants. They may be amphetamines or amphetamine like medicines. Side effects are usually mild and fade with time. They may include irritability, agitation, insomnia, weight loss. Generally, in my practice, i start these medications at a low dose and have my patients increase gradually. They tend to have few if any side effects. ...Read more

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Are there any good effects of pseudoephedrine?

Are there any good effects of pseudoephedrine?

Yes: You are correct Pseudoephedrine has lots of side effects, such as shakiness, anorexia, palpitations and increased blood pressure. It is a very good decongestant though, and has been available for years in many prescription products such as Claritin (loratadine) d, zyrtec d, allergra d etc. ...Read more

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What are some adverse reactions of permethrin?

What are some adverse reactions of permethrin?

Stinging/itching: Permethrin (nix, elimite, (permethrin) acticin) is associated with mild and short lasting burning and stinging sensation as well as itching. ...Read more

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What are some adverse reactions of lindane?

What are some adverse reactions of lindane?

Lindane: Typical is skin redness, rash or itching. Severe reactions are uncommon but can be: itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing. Dizziness or drowsiness. Itching, burning, or dry skin. Seizures. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking somnapure?

What are the risks of taking somnapure?

Risks Somnapure: The chemicals that are listed from somnapure are not habit forming or tolerance building. The biggest side effect may be daytime hangover and fatigue. If you are allergic to any of the components, severe reaction could develop. ...Read more

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Atarax (Definition)

Atarax is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more