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Hydroxyzine HCl Syrup
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Drug Name:

Hydroxyzine HCl Syrup Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Hydroxyzine HCl 10mg/5mL; contains alcohol 0.5%.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Hydroxyzine HCl Syrup:

Allergic pruritus.

Adult:

25 mg 3–4 times daily.

Children:

<6yrs: 50mg daily. ≥6yrs: 50–100mg daily. Both in divided doses.

Contraindications:

Early pregnancy. Allergy to cetirizine or levocetirizine.

Warnings/Precautions:

Elderly. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants (eg, narcotics, non-narcotic analgesics, barbiturates); reduce dose of these agents.

See Also:

Hydroxyzine HCl

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, dry mouth, tremor, convulsions.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Atarax.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.

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