International Brand Name:
Atarax, Ucerax, Serecid, and Vistaril
In treatment of:
Short term mgt of Anxiety disorders adjunctive to pre- or post operative sedation;prompt control of anxiety and agitation
3.Involuntary motor activity
Hypersensitivity to Hydroxyzine
5.Narrow angle glaucoma
8.Use caution while driving or operate machines or involve any hazardous activities.
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.
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 > 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