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Brand Names: Dormirax, Atarax, Vistaril
Generic Name: Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride
Each Tablets Contains: Hydroxyzine HCI 25 mg
Hydroxyzine works as Antihistamine, Antiallergic and as a Minor Tranquillizer.
Hydroxyzine belongs to a group of drugs called sedating antihistamines. It´s used for symptomatic treatment of anxiety and tension that results from physical illness, management of purities and allergic conditions such as chronic urticaria, contact dermatoses and motion sickness. Compared to benzodiazepine classed drugs, (i.e. alprazolam and diazepam) which has a potential for dependence and abuse, hydroxyzine is very unlikely to cause any addictive behaviour due to its relative strength compared to many other drugs.
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Generic name: Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride
Brand names: Atarax, Vistaril, Dormirax
Treating anxiety. It is also used to cause sedation before and after general anesthesia. It is also used to treat itching due to certain allergic conditions, including hives and contact dermatitis (eg, poison ivy).
This drug is shipped in blisters.
Brand Names: Atarax, Alamon, Aterax, Durrax, Tran-Q, Orgatrax, Quiess, Vistaril Parenteral, and Tranquizine
Generic Name: Hydroxyzine hydrochloride
Hydroxyzine dihydrochloride film-coated tablets - syrup
Tranquillizer with antihistaminic action
Hydroxyzine is both an antihistamine and anxiolytic and its use as a mild tranquilliser is especially common in dentistry and it retains some popularity in obstetrics, where for many years it was especially preferred for its ability to boost the effectiveness of alphaprodine (Nisentil), a narcotic analgesic related to pethidine as well as permit later use of scopolamine or benzodiazepines better than other drugs might.
Atarax main pharmacological activities
Tranquillizing, antihistaminic, antisecretory, antiemetic, antispasmodic, local anesthetic (conduction, surface or infiltration anesthesia), narcotic and barbiturate-potentiating activities.
Atarax, Hydroxyzine indications and dosage
Psychic disorders : nervous tension, anxiety, anguish; neurotic conditions, exogenous depression, non-psychotic character disturbances (irritability, aggressivity); non-psychotic agitation, nervous sleeplessness, acute and chronic ethylism.
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