An onset of sedative action of hydroxyzine is usually noted within 15 to 30 minutes after oral administration.
Cimetidine may increase the level of hydroxyzine in the blood and could increase the risk of its side effects.
They are used generally by mouth or sometimes by injection. The measures include restricting use of hydroxyzine in patients at high risk of heart rhythm problems and using the medicine at the lowest effective dose for as short a time as possible. That s quite quick in comparison to many other similar drugs. Positive evidence of human fetal risk. Although classified as a histamine H 1 blocker, hydroxyzine also possesses sedative, antiemetic, antispasmodic, and anticholinergic properties.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
We took current use as the relevant exposure period, because the risk of venous thromboembolism is increased while women are taking oral contraceptives and then returns to normal baseline levels once such use is discontinued.
Dosage increases should be based upon assessment of clinical benefit and tolerability of the previous dose.
Generally, the decrease in bicarbonate occurs early in treatment although it can occur at any time during treatment.
Be careful when moving from a sitting or lying position, as you are at risk of falls.
Drug overdose has therefore resulted in cardiac, respiratory, renal or central nervous system toxicity.
The table below contains the most common ones associated with hydroxyzine. Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. It is not a cortical depressant, but its action may be due to a suppression of activity in certain key regions of the subcortical area of the central nervous system.
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