Generic Atarax is used for treating anxiety, for sedation before and after general anesthesia, and for treating itching due to certain allergic conditions, including hives and contact dermatitis (e. g. , poison ivy). It also may be used for other conditions.
Generic Atarax is an antihistamine. It works by affecting the brain to reduce anxiety. It also has other activities, including opening breathing tubes, relieving pain or allergy symptoms, and preventing or treating nausea and vomiting caused by motion sickness.
Generic name of Generic Atarax is Hydroxyzine.
Brand name of Generic Atarax is Atarax.
Generic Atarax is available in:
- 10mg Min Dosage
- 25mg Low Dosage
Generic Atarax can be taken in tablets. You should take it by mouth.
Take Generic Atarax by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation.
Swallow Generic Atarax whole. Do not crush or chew before swallowing.
Continue to take Generic Atarax even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses. Taking Generic Atarax at the same time each day will help you to remember to take it.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Atarax suddenly.
Missing a dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Atarax and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture, light and heat. Do not freeze. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.