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Atarax Used To Treat Allergic Skin Reactions - Daynighthealthcare

By Expert Author: John Wharton

Atarax which contain Hydroxyzine reduces activity in the central nervous system. It also acts as an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing and runny nose, or hives on the skin.

This medicine is used as a sedative to treat anxiety and tension. It is also used together with other medications given for anesthesia. It may also be used to control nausea and vomiting. Hydroxyzine is also used to treat allergic skin reactions such as hives or contact dermatitis.


For symptomatic relief of anxiety and tension associated with psychoneurosis and as an adjunct in organic disease states in which anxiety is manifested.

Useful in the management of pruritus due to allergic conditions such as chronic urticaria and atopic and contact dermatoses, and in histamine-mediated pruritus.

As a sedative when used as premedication and following general anesthesia, Hydroxyzine may potentiate meperidine (Demerol®) and barbiturates, so their use in pre-anesthetic adjunctive therapy should be modified on an individual basis. Atropine and other belladonna alkaloids are not affected by the drug. It is not known to interfere with the action of digitalis in any way and it may be used concurrently with this agent.

The effectiveness of hydroxyzine as an antianxiety agent for long term use, that is more than 4 months, has not been assessed by systematic clinical studies. The physician should reassess periodically the usefulness of the drug for the individual patient.


You should not use this medication if you are allergic to hydroxyzine, or if you are pregnant.

Before you take it , tell your doctor if you have a seizure disorder, liver disease, or kidney disease.

This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.

Stop using hydroxyzine 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.

Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of hydroxyzine.


You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to hydroxyzine, or if you are pregnant.

To make sure you can safely take it ,tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:

epilepsy or other seizure disorder
asthma, emphysema, or other breathing problem
heart disease or high blood pressure
stomach ulcer, blockage in your stomach or intestines
thyroid disorder
enlarged prostate or problems with urination
liver sickness; or
kidney illness

Storage: Store at room temperature. Protect from heat, light and moisture. Keep away from reach of children.

Hi friends, this is John Wharton from USA. I am completed P.HD in Pharmacy. At present i am working with daynighthealthcare.co as medical adviser. Also i write blog on Men's and women's health also other health related disease; like Yamsin, Buy Diclofenac online UK, Xenical, order Indapamide online London, Forzest, etc.

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