Hydroxyzine HCl 25mg
|Generic Name||Hydroxyzine HCl|
Atarax 25mg (Hydroxyzine)
Atarax 25mg contains the active constituent Hyrdroxyzine. It reduces activity in the central nervous system (CNS). It also acts as an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of runny nose and sneezing and, or itchiness on the skin. Atarax is used as a sedative to treat anxiety and tension.
What is Atarax used for?
Atarax 25mg belongs to a group of drug called antihistamines (used to treat allergic reactions). It is used in adults and children to reduce itching caused by urticaria (nettle rash) and dermatitis (eczema). Atarax is also used to treat anxiety and tension in adults. It is also used together with other medications given for anaesthesia. Hydroxyzine may also be used to control nausea and vomiting.
How does Atarax works?
Atarax contains the active ingredient Hydroxyzine, which is a type of drug known as sedating antihistamine.Histamine is a substance produced by the body as part of an allergic reaction. It causes a rise in blood flow to the area of the allergy, and the release of other chemicals that add to the allergic response. All this results in the symptoms of allergic reactions. Histamine is responsible for causing the itching associated with a nettle-type rash and with allergic eczema. Hydroxyzine blocks histamine receptors and so stops these actions of histamine.
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What does Atarax 25 contains?
The active constituent of Atarax 25 is Hydroxyzine. Other non active ingredients of the tablets are: calcium phosphate, gelatine, lactose, acacia, carnauba wax, dibasic magnesium stearate, precipitated calcium carbonate, shellac, sucrose, talc, white wax, Starch, and velo dark green.
What are the side effects of Atarax 25mg?
Side effects reported with the administration of Hydroxyzine hydrochloride are usually mild and transitory in nature.
- Dehydrated mouth
- Dizziness, drowsiness
- Blurred vision
(CNS) Central Nervous System
Tiredness is usually transitory and may go away in a few days of continuous therapy or upon reduction of the dose. Involuntary motor activity including rare cases of convulsions and tremor and has been reported, generally with doses considerably higher than those recommended. Clinically significant respiratory depression has not been stated at recommended doses.
What medications interact with Atarax?
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Tell your health care specialist if you are taking other products that cause drowsiness including alcohol, other artihistamines (such as diphenhydramine), drug for sleep or anxiety (such as diazepam, zolpidem, and alprazolam), narcotic pain reliever (such as codeine), and muscle relaxants.
Hydroxyzine is very comparable to levocetirizine and cetirizine. Do not use these medications while using hydroxyzine.
Don’t use this medication with any other antihistamines applied to the skin (such as diphenhydramine spray, ointment, cream,) because greater than before side effects may occur.
When should Atarax not be used?
- Children under six months of age
- People with heart disease or an irregular heart beat
- In the case of bradycardia
- Hereditary blood disorder called porphyrias
- Asthma patient who have previously had a severe asthma attack brought on by taking an antihistamine
- People who have previously had an allergic reaction to cetirizine hydroxyzine, other piperazine derivatives, ethylenediamine or aminophylline.
- Atarax tablets have lactose and shouldn’t be taken by people with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase insufficiency or glucose – galactose malabsorption
Atarax shouldn’t be used if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Please inform your health care specialist if you have previously experienced such an allergy. If you experience an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and talk to your health care specialist immediately.
How long should Atarax be used?
Take it as mentioned in the prescription letter provided by your health care specialist. Take it regularly for better results.
Missed dose of Atarax 25mg
You should take missed dose only if there is sufficient time left for the other dose otherwise, take another dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
How to store Atarax?
- Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
- Store this medicine at room temperature. Away from moisture and sun-heat.
- Do not take atarax 25mg after the expiry date which is started on the cartoon after Exp. The expiry date refers to the very last day of that month.
- Medicine shouldn’t be disposed of via waste water or household waste.