Atarax


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a drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness

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In addition to doxylamine and diphenhydramine, we can consider using dimen-hydrinate (Dramamine), meclizine (An-tivert), hydroxyzine (Vistaril, Atarax), and cetirizine (Zyrtec).
Three studies revealed DHE plus metoclopramide was more effective than or equal to other agents for headache pain reduction at 2 hours: one vs ketorolac IM (OR=7; 95% CI, 0.86-56.89), one vs meperidine (Demerol) plus hydroxyzine (Vistaril, Atarax) IM (OR=47.67; 95% CI, 4.32-526.17), and one vs valproate IV (OR=0.67; 95% CI, 0.19-2.33).
(chlorpheniramine), Atarax (hydroxyzine HCL) Antihistamine nasal spray.
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.
Patients whose itching at night interferes with sleep may be better off taking one of the older sedating antihistamines such as hydroxyzine (Atarax) or diphenhydramine (Benadryl) in the evening.
A few antihistamines (Benadryl, Atarax, Vistaril) have been found to help; also, capsaicin cream applied to the skin may relieve itching by deadening nerve impulses.
Robins Co.'s Dimetane DC; Hydroxyzine hydrochloride syrup USP, a generic version of Pfizer Inc.' Atarax syrup; and Triacin-C cough syrup, the generic equivalent of Warner-Lambert Co.'s Actifed with codeine cough syrup.
Elmiron and Atarax were selected first for testing because patients prefer oral treatments and studies suggest that each drug uniquely targets different aspects of IC.
glipizide (Glucotrol) metformin HCI (Glucophage) Miscellaneous medications aspirin (Bufferin) Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory pain reliever, astemizole (Hismanal) Antihistamines used to treat hydroxyzine (Atarax, Vistaril) allergies.
The premedication regimen involves the combined use of an H1 antagonist (Atarax) and an H2 antagonist Cimetidine (Tagamet), which are administered to all patients on the evening prior to contrast agent administration and 1 to 2 hours preceding the contrast study.
Although benzodiazepines, buspirone, tricyclic antidepressants, or SSRIs are the preferred medications for most anxiety disorders, occasionally, for specific reasons, one of the following medications may be prescribed: antipsychotic medications; antihistamines (such as Atarax, Vistaril, and others); barbiturates such as phenobarbital; and beta-blockers such as propranolol (Inderal, Inderide).
Now, the Canadian team has done the same type of experiment with five common antihistamines: loratadine (Claritin), astemizole (Hismanal), hydroxyzine (Atarax), doxylamine (Unisom and Nyquil), and cetirizine (Reactine).
Included in this category are Xanax, Halcion, Valium, Ativan, Restoril, Tranxene, Librium, Miltown, Equanil, Atarax, Vistaril, and Dalmane.