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hydroxyzine

 [hi-drok´sĭ-zēn]
a compound chemically related to piperazine, used as hydroxyzine hydrochloride or hydroxyzine pamoate as an antianxiety agent and antiemetic, in urticaria and other manifestations of allergic dermatoses, and as an adjunct to preoperative and postoperative medications. Administered orally or intramuscularly.

hy·drox·y·zine

(hī-drok'si-zēn),
A mild sedative and minor tranquilizer used to treat neuroses; available as a hydrochloride and pamoate; often used to prevent nausea and to enhance the effects of narcotics.

hydroxyzine

/hy·droxy·zine/ (hi-drok´sĭ-zēn) a central nervous system depressant having antispasmodic, antihistaminic, and antifibrillatory actions; used as h. hydrochloride or h. pamoate as an antianxiety agent, antihistamine, antiemetic, and sedative.

hydroxyzine

(hī-drŏk′sĭ-zēn′)
n.
A drug, C21H27ClN2O2, that is a derivative of piperazine, used in its salt forms as a sedative, an antihistamine, and an antianxiety agent.

hydroxyzine

Vistaril, Rezine, Atarax A sedative and tranquilizer Therapeutic range 10-100 ng/mL

hydroxyzine

An antihistamine drug used as a sedative for anxiety and to control itching (pruritus). Probably the only English word containing ‘xyz’ in sequence. Brand names are Atarax and Ucerax.

hy·drox·y·zine

(hī-drok'si-zēn)
Mild sedative and minor tranquilizer used to treat neuroses.

hydroxyzine

a piperazine derivative which acts to block histamine H1-receptors. Used as a sedative and antipruritic.
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29] Sedative antihistamines, such as hydroxyzine, may be particularly valuable with pruritus during the night while second-generation non-sedating antihistamines, such as loratadine, desloratadine, and levocetirizine, may be suitable in the daytime for relief of pruritus.
According to IMS Health Data, the annual US sales for immediate release Hydroxyzine HCI 10 mg and 25 mg and 50 mg tablets are about USD40m for the 12 months ending 30 June 2014
The hydroxyzine and ranitidine were discontinued after a month of anti-TNF therapy.
I also prescribed hydroxyzine 25 mg to be taken at bedtime and fluoxetine 20 mg daily for underlying depression.
Some examples include hydroxyzine, diphenhydramine, dimenhydrinate, loratadine, desloratadine, and cetirizine.
The one published randomized, clinical trial of hydroxyzine yielded a response rate of 31%, compared with 20% among patients who did not receive the drug, but this difference failed to reach statistical significance.
Comparison of oral midazolam with and without hydroxyzine in the sedation of pediatric dental patients.
The newly diagnosed interstitial cystitis patient is usually offered multimodality-specific therapy in the form of agents such as pentosan poly-sulfate sodium (Elmiron) to restore the protective mucosal glycosaminoglycans layer of the bladder, tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil) to reduce pain and relax the bladder, and antihistamines--especially hydroxyzine (Atarax and Vistaril)--to suppress histamine release from bladder wall mast cells.
A postoperative patient needs 75 mg of hydroxyzine IM q 3-4 hr prn nausea.
Some medications such as clonazepam or hydroxyzine are helpful for controlling ataxia and spasticity, however, their use for motor disorders is limited due to side effects such as drowsiness and increased fatigue (Rosenblum & Saffir, 1998).
While under the effects of lorazepam and hydroxyzine HCl (for chronic pruritus), the patient underwent electronystagmography, which revealed no spontaneous or positional nystagmus.