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Hydroxyzine Hcl

Generic of Vistaril

What is Hydroxyzine Hcl used for?

Hydroxyzine is used to treat itching caused by allergies. It is an antihistamine and works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. Hydroxyzine may also be used short-term to treat anxiety or to help you feel sleepy/relaxed before and after surgery.

CHEMICAL NAME

Hydroxyzine Hcl

DRUG TYPE

Anxiety
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Hydroxyzine Hcl Frequently Asked Questions

Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually three or four times daily. If you are using the liquid form of this medication, carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose.

The dosage is based on your age, medical condition, and response to treatment. In children, the dosage may also be based on weight. Do not increase your dose or take this medication more often than directed.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Hydroxyzine Hcl Dosage and Form Information

Tablet
50 Mg
10 Mg
25 Mg
Solution Oral
10 Mg/5 Ml
Vial
50 Mg/Ml
25 Mg/Ml

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