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Vistaril

hydrOXYzine
Hydroxyzine reduces activity in the central nervous system. It also acts as an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of itching, or hives on the skin. Hydroxyzine is used as a sedative to treat anxiety and tension. It is also used together with other medications given during and after general anesthesia. Hydroxyzine is also used to treat allergic skin reactions such as hives or contact dermatitis. Hydroxyzine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
hydrOXYzine
DRUG TYPE
miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use hydroxyzine if you are pregnant, especially during the first or second trimester.

Hydroxyzine can cause a serious heart problem, especially if you use certain medicines at the same time. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Vistaril capsule pamoate 25 mgpamoate 50 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
HydrOXYzine Pamoate capsule pamoate 100 mgpamoate 25 mgpamoate 50 mg

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