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What is the medication atarax (hydroxyzine) typically used for?

What is the medication atarax (hydroxyzine) typically used for?

Itching: It is used for itching and for hives. It is used more at night because it makes you sleepy. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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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 is the medication zubsolv, and what conditions is it used to treat?

What is the medication zubsolv, and what conditions is it used to treat?

Zubsolv: ZUBSOLV (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual tablet is a schedule III prescription medicine used to treat adults who are addicted to opioid drugs (either prescription or illegal) as part of a complete treatment program that also includes counseling and behavioral therapy. It is similar to Suboxone and Bunavil. ...Read more

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What is the major use for the medication lorenzapan?

What is the major use for  the medication lorenzapan?

Lorazepam: I'm assuming you mean lorazepam. If I am correct Lorazepam (brand name ativan) is a tranquilizer / sedative medication in the benzodiazepine class which makes it useful for many situations. It can, however, be addicting and is considered a controlled substance by the dea. ...Read more

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What is the most effective and safe systemic medication for psoriasis that can be taken long term?

What is the most effective and safe systemic medication for psoriasis that can be taken long term?

See details: The two most effective classes of systemic meds are Methotrexate and tnf antagonists. Each can be taken long term. Methotrexate, imo, carries less risk and except for very severe disease, merits the first try. ...Read more

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What is the medical use for trifluoperazine hcl?

What is the medical use for trifluoperazine hcl?

Psychosis: Trifluoperazine is a conventional antipsychotic used to treat paranoia, grandiosity, or other delusions in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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What is the medication tapentadol used for?

Pain: For moderate to severe pain that has failed to respond to other treatment and for which an opioid is appropriate. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for doxepin overdose?

What is the treatment for doxepin overdose?

Go to ER: Overdose on any tricyclic antidepressant is potentially life threatening due to the adverse effects on cardiac fucntion and lowering of seizure threshold. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for diazepam overdose?

What is the treatment for diazepam overdose?

I dont know: Usually the coroner is doing them. But you see someone umresponsive and they have the drug in their system. ...Read more

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What is the safest immunosuppressive medication for treating an autoimmune disorder that can be used for long periods?

What is the safest immunosuppressive medication for treating an autoimmune disorder that can be used for long periods?

All have side effect: All of our agents have potential risks and benefits with the benefit of putting your autoimmune disease in remission. Each disease has certain drugs that work best for the condition so ideally we would need to know the condition to comment. Some would consider low dose Prednisone 5 mg a day to not be so bad compared to the other immunosuppressive agents. ...Read more

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What is the typical medication for adult add?

What is the typical medication  for adult add?

Same as kids: Adderall, Ritalin and various time release brands of the same ingredients as well as strattera and sometimes wellbutrin (bupropion). ...Read more

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What is the classification for the medication methylphenidate?

What is the classification for the medication methylphenidate?

Stimulant: Methylphenidate is classified as a stimulant, even though it does not produce "stimulantion" in child with or without adhd. Other stimulants are amphetamine and methamphetamine and modafanil, plus one (pemoline) that now is off the market. All are thought to act by increasing brain Dopamine activity, but the exact effects on the brain are more complex than that. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for benzodiazepine overdose?

What is the treatment for benzodiazepine overdose?

Supportive: Generally, the treatment is supportive, e.g. Monitoring of vital signs, securing airway and ensuring adequate ventilation, and administration of IV fluids. ...Read more

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What is the most effective medication for clinical depression?

What is the most effective medication for clinical depression?

Depression: Different antidepressants work differently for different people. Choice depends on tolerability, side-effects, and history of prior favorable response in patients & family to certain antidepressants. ...Read more

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What is the medication dipyridamole 25 mg used for in humans?

What is the medication dipyridamole 25 mg used for in humans?

Vasodilator: Dipyridamole is a vasodilator -- that means it dilates and relaxes the blood vessel through its indirect action on the vessel smooth muscle. In the past, it has been used for chest pain and cardioprotection -- but these days it has gone by the wayside because of the extensive use of nitroglycerin. It is still used in combination with Aspirin for stroke prevention. ...Read more

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What is lidocaine and epinephrine used for treating; is it only for numbing?

What is lidocaine and epinephrine used for treating; is it only for numbing?

Numbing: Yes, Lidocaine with Epinephrine is usually used for numbing before a procedure such as repair a laceration but only in certain areas except hands, fingers-those require Lidocaine only. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cetirizine overdose?

Observation: The major consequence is sedation so observation in a safe place - in bed at home or in the er - is almost always adequate. Irregular heart beat is extremely rare. If massive overdose is suspected - say a small child swallows 10 or more 10 mg tablets - vomiting may be induced with syrup of ipecac. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Atarax (Definition)

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