Atarax Injection (Hydroxyzine HCL)
What is Atarax Injection (Hydroxyzine HCL) used for?
Atarax Injection (Hydroxyzine HCL) is used to treat tension and anxiety caused by mood disorders or to decrease these symptoms before surgery or childbirth. It is also given to alcoholics to help control withdrawal symptoms. This medication is a type of antihistamine. It is believed that it works by affecting certain natural substances in the body, such as serotonin and acetylcholine. It also helps to block a natural substance, known as histamine, which is made by the body during an allergic reaction.
How should I use Atarax Injection (Hydroxyzine HCL)?
Atarax Injection (Hydroxyzine HCL) is injected into a muscle by a physician or other health care professional. It is important to note that the exact dosage depends on the patient's weight, age and medical condition. Your physician will decide on the amount which is suitable for you.
What are the side effects of Atarax Injection (Hydroxyzine HCL)?
Atarax Injection (Hydroxyzine HCL) may cause some side effects, such as:
Although the above mentioned side effects are not considered to be serious, you should inform your physician if they persist or worsen, or if other more serious side effects occur, such as uncontrolled muscular movements in the eyes, tongue, jaw or neck, tremors or seizures.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Atarax Injection (Hydroxyzine HCL). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.