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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

(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.
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The lack of inhibition of post-intubation sympathetic activation by hydroxyzine observed in this study may as well be due to the sympathetic-vagal imbalance caused by atropine's greater amount of action.
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The most commonly used [H.sub.1] antihistamines as combination therapy were cetirizine + pheniramine (60.3%) followed by cetirizine + hydroxyzine (36.2%).
Hydroxyzine dihydrochloride was purchased from Sigma-Aldrich and hydrochloric acid from Merck.
Pharmaceutical company Elite Pharmaceuticals (OtherOTC:ELTP) revealed on Tuesday the availability of generic Hydroxyzine HCI 10 mg, 25 mg and 50 mg tablets through Epic Pharma for symptomatic relief of anxiety and tension associated with certain disease states and management of pruritus due to certain allergic conditions.
Clinicians might also consider adding 50 mg hydroxyzine orally or IM every 6 hours, starting at 25 mg if patients are relatively small or sensitive to medications, she said.
The immunologist advised the patient to restart the antirheumatic drugs and also started him on hydroxyzine and ranitidine.
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