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Is atarax an opiate?

Status: Discontinued

Drug Class: Antianxiety Agent – Antihistamine Type

Availability: Prescription sometimes needed

Pregnancy: Consult your doctor. This medication may be harmful to an unborn child.

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

Status: Discontinued

Drug Class: Antianxiety Agent – Antihistamine Type

Availability: Prescription sometimes needed

Pregnancy: Consult your doctor. This medication may be harmful to an unborn child.

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

Manufacturer: PFIZER US PHARM

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • May make you drowsy or dizzy. Drive with caution
  • Avoid alcohol/other drugs that make you sleepy
  • May cause excitability in some patients & children.
  • May make you drowsy or dizzy. Drive with caution
  • Avoid alcohol/other drugs that make you sleepy
  • May cause excitability in some patients & children.
  • May cause dry mouth
  • Use candy or gum for relief
  • Tell doctor if fainting or faintness occurs.

  • For ampul products : Inject into a muscle, but not into a vein. Call doctor if you are not getting better. Tell doctor your complete medical history.
  • For solution, oral products : May cause blurred vision. Measure dose using a dosing spoon/cup/syringe. This medicine may contain sugar and/or alcohol.

What are side effects of Atarax?Any warnings while using Atarax?Is Atarax contraindicated for any condition?How to use Atarax?What if you missed a dose of Atarax?What if you overdose on Atarax?

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Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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  • People also askIs Atarax considered a psychotropic drug?Is Atarax considered a psychotropic drug?Atarax is primarily and antihistamine. Its meant to treat skin diseases with itching. It causes some sedation and was earlier in some cases being used as an antianxiety. But broadly speaking and historically speaking, yes it is a psychotropic medicine for anxiety.But these days no body uses atarax for anxiety issues.

    Precautions

    • May make you drowsy or dizzy. Drive with caution
    • Avoid alcohol/other drugs that make you sleepy
    • May cause excitability in some patients & children.
    • May make you drowsy or dizzy. Drive with caution
    • Avoid alcohol/other drugs that make you sleepy
    • May cause excitability in some patients & children.
    • May cause dry mouth
    • Use candy or gum for relief
    • Tell doctor if fainting or faintness occurs.

    • For ampul products : Inject into a muscle, but not into a vein. Call doctor if you are not getting better. Tell doctor your complete medical history.
    • For solution, oral products : May cause blurred vision. Measure dose using a dosing spoon/cup/syringe. This medicine may contain sugar and/or alcohol.

    What are side effects of Atarax?Any warnings while using Atarax?Is Atarax contraindicated for any condition?How to use Atarax?What if you missed a dose of Atarax?What if you overdose on Atarax?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?Is Atarax considered a psychotropic drug? Atarax is primarily and antihistamine. Its meant to treat skin diseases with itching. It causes some sedation and was earlier in some cases being used as an antianxiety. But broadly speaking and historically speaking, yes it is a psychotropic medicine for anxiety.But these days no body uses atarax for anxiety issues.

    Is Atarax the same thing as Vistaril? Vistaril is the exact same drug as Atarax simply under a different brand name. It is an antihistamine, so it can be prescribed for mild allergic responses, such as those to poison ivy or a bee sting (so long as you don’t have specific allergic considerations).

    What are the differences between Atarax and Vistaril? Atarax is Hydroxyzine HCL and Vistaril is Hydroxyzine Pamoate. They are different salt forms of the same antihistamine (Hydroxyzine). Both forms can be prescribed for itching or anxiety, though some prescribers believe Vistaril to be better for anxiety.

    Does Atarax make you drowsy? Atarax is also used to treat allergic skin reactions such as hives or contact dermatitis”. It is a medication that causes drowsiness, and considering you have high blood pressure you should take it only as your doctor has prescribed. 2 tablets before bed shouldn’t cause a problem with drowsiness during the day.

    What kind of medication is Atarax used for?

    What kind of medication is Atarax used for? Atarax is used as a sedative to treat anxiety and tension. It is also used together with other medications given for anesthesia.

    Is it OK to take Atarax with hydroxyzine? It is also used together with other medications given for anesthesia. Atarax is also used to treat allergic skin reactions such as hives or contact dermatitis. Atarax may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. You should not use Atarax if you are allergic to hydroxyzine, or if you are pregnant.

    What happens if you drink alcohol while taking Atarax? Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of Atarax. Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Atarax: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Atarax and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

    When to call your doctor about Atarax side effects? Stop using Atarax and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as tremors, confusion, seizures, or restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck.