Hydroxyzine acts as an antihistamine which reduces histamine levels in the body. Histamine can produce the symptoms like sneezing, hives on the skin, and runny nose.
Hydroxyzine mainly used as a sedative to treat the anxiety and tension, with the combination of others it can be used as anesthesia. It may also use to reduce vomiting and nausea.
It may use to treat the allergic reactions and dermatitis.
Information about hydroxyzine:
It is not to be if you are allergic to it, and if you are pregnant, tell your doctor if any kidney disorders, seizures, and liver diseases.
This medication can impair the thinking capabilities, be careful if you driving or in the works which alertness needed. Immediately stop the medication if you see these side effects such as seizures, muscle movement, and pain in the jaws and eyes.
Dosage pattern of hydroxyzine:
It is about 50-100mg to be taken orally 4times a day. And about 50-100mg to be taken intramuscularly for every 4-5hrs as needed.
Uses: reduce the symptoms of anxiety and tension.
It is about 25mg to be taken orally for every 3-4times a day.
Use: management of pruritus and allergic conditions.
It is about 50-100mg to be taken orally, and about 25-100mg to be intramuscular.
Use: used a sedative and mild anesthesia.
Nausea and vomiting
IM: it is about 25-100mg
Use: treatment of nausea and vomiting
It is about 0.6mg/kg. it is about 0.5mg/lb. of body weight
Use: used as a sedative and general anesthesia
Under age 6
It is about 50mg to be taken in divided doses
Age 6 and over
It is about 50-100mg per day in divided doses
Use: provide relief from anxiety and tension
Hydroxyzine side effects:
- Attention disturbances
- psychomotor impairment
- bitter taste in the mouth
- dry mouth
- epigastric pain
hydroxyzine: brand names, price list