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Brand Names: Dorimax, Atarax, Vistaril
Generic Name: Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride
Each Tablets Contains: Hydroxyzine HCI 25 mg
Hydroxyzine works as Antihistamine, Antiallergic and as a Minor Tranquillizer.
Hydroxyzine belongs to a group of drugs called sedating antihistamines. It´s used for symptomatic treatment of anxiety and tension that results from physical illness, management of purities and allergic conditions such as chronic urticaria, contact dermatoses and motion sickness. Compared to benzodiazepine classed drugs, (i.e. alprazolam and diazepam) which has a potential for dependence and abuse, hydroxyzine is very unlikely to cause any addictive behaviour due to its relative strength compared to many other drugs.
Dormirax can also help to reduce the itch from skin allergy, itchy spots from polluted air. Is also reduces depression, paranoia and helps you to sleep. It can be used before- or after an operation to cause a relaxing effect.
- For paranoia, 2 - 4 tabs 4 times a day.
- For Itch, 1 tab 3 – 4 times a day.
- Over 6 years 2 – 4 tabs with food.
- Younger than 6 years 2 tabs with food.
For relaxing effect before or after operation 600 microgram/ weight, 1 kilogram.
- 1. This drug can cause drowsiness and shouldn’t be taken when you are going to drive or any other activities when you have to be alert.
- 2. Should not be taken with alcohol drinks or other beverages containing alcohol.
- 3. Should not be taken in the first 3 months of pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for further recommendations if you are in doubt.
- 4. This drug might make your mouth dry and could give problems to urinate, make you dizzy and confused.
- 5. Children and elderly should take extra precaution. It can make you sleepy, dizzy, confused, low blood pressure and irritated. In rare cases people have reported paradoxical reaction.
- 6. Shouldn’t be used with benzodiazepines.
- 7. Shouldn't be taken if you have a high blood pressure, heart or lung disease.
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