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Atarax (Hydroxyzine) Drug Price and Information

Hydroxyzine (Atarax) is an antihistamine with anticholinergic effect, prescribed for anxiety and tension. It is also used for pruritus and urticaria.  
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Atarax - UCB India Pvt. Ltd.

Atarax  Oral Drops

Generic : Hydroxyzine
Price Updated on Aug 07, 2023
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Drug information on Atarax from UCB India Pvt. Ltd.


When is Atarax prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

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.

What are the common side effects of Atarax

Anticholinergic : Dry mouth.

Central Nervous System : Drowsiness and headache.

Body as a Whole : Allergic reactions.

Psychiatric : Hallucinations.

Skin : Itching, rash and hives.

How to use Atarax?

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.


In which conditions should Atarax be avoided?

Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity and during early pregnancy.


What are the Precautions needed with Atarax

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.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Avoid alcohol consumption.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of the reach of children. Store it at room temperature.

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