Atarax is an antihistamine with anticholinergic effect, prescribed for anxiety and tension. It is also used for pruritus and urticaria.
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Drug information on Atarax (Hydroxyzine) from UCB India Pvt. Ltd.
Drug Name : Hydroxyzine
Hydroxyzine(Anx) generic Atarax is an antihistamine with anticholinergic effect, prescribed for anxiety and tension. It is also used for pruritus and urticaria.
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Trade Names for Hydroxyzine
Anx, Atarax, Atazine, Hypam, Rezine, Vistaril
Pruritus: The recommended dose is 25 mg given 3 or 4 times daily.
Anxiety and tension: The recommended dose is 50 to 100 mg 4 times daily.
Central Nervous System :
Drowsiness and headache.
Body as a Whole :
Itching, rash and hives.
It comes as a tablet, syrup and drops to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the large muscle.
Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity and during early pregnancy.
Caution should be exercised in patients with asthma, increased eye pressure, difficulty in urinating, intestinal blockage, prostate disease, blood dyscriasis, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
It should not be used in newborns.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of the reach of children. Store it at room temperature.
Schedule : H Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.