8 doctors weighed in:
Is atarax (hydroxyzine) addictive?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Even though it is an effective sedative, hypnotic, analgesic, and tranquilizer, it shares almost none of the abuse, dependence, addiction, and toxicity potential of other drugs used for the same range of therapeutic reasons.

In brief: No
Even though it is an effective sedative, hypnotic, analgesic, and tranquilizer, it shares almost none of the abuse, dependence, addiction, and toxicity potential of other drugs used for the same range of therapeutic reasons.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Psychologically Addi
It is not physically addictive but it is psychologically.
Some patients do get withdrawl which is psychological and often overdose on it

In brief: Psychologically Addi
It is not physically addictive but it is psychologically.
Some patients do get withdrawl which is psychological and often overdose on it
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
It suppresses itching so that when you stop the Atarax (hydroxyzine) the itching may return.

In brief: No
It suppresses itching so that when you stop the Atarax (hydroxyzine) the itching may return.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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