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HYDROXYZINE

HYDROXYZINE

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HYDROXYZINE

Product: Hydroxyzine

Formulary: Generic Formulary

Category: Central Nervous System

Sub Group: Sedatives & Anxiolytics

International Brand Name: Atarax, Ucerax, Serecid, and Vistaril

Dosages: 10 MG/25 mg

Unit of Packing: Tablets

In treatment of: Short term mgt of Anxiety disorders adjunctive to pre- or post operative sedation;prompt control of anxiety and agitation

Adverse Effects: 

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Involuntary motor activity
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Gastric disturbances
  • Contraiindication: 
  • Hypersensitivity to Hydroxyzine

Special Precaution: 

  • Renal diseases
  • Hepatic disease
  • Heart disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Narrow angle glaucoma
  • Prostatic hyperplasia
  • COPD
  • Use caution while driving or operate machines or involve any hazardous activities.

Interaction: 

CNS Depressants (Barbiturates, hypnotics, opiod analgesics): Potentiation of CNS depressant effect. MAOIs, TCAs, Atropine: Potentiate antimuscarinic effects. Aminoglycosides: Ototoxicity of aminoglycosides masked. Aminophyllline, Benzyl penicillin, Chloramphenicol: Incompatible with these drugs. Incompatibility reported with aminophylline, benzyl penicillin salts, chloramphenicol, sodium succinate, thioridazine and some soluble barbiturates.

Servings: 

Adult: Anxiety: 200 - 400 mg in 4 divided dose Urticaria and dermatoses: 25 mg at night. Dose can be increased to 75 - 100 mg/day in 3 or 4 divided doses Children Anxiety: Children > 6 years: 25 mg 2 or 4 times a day Children 6 months to 6 years: 25 mg 2 times a day Urticaria and dermatoses: > 6 years: 15 - 25 mg at night. Dose can be increased to 50 - 100 mg/day in divided doses Children 6 months to 6 years: 5 - 15 mg at night. Dose can be increased to 50 mg/day in divided doses