February 24 2020

HYDROXYZINE

List of brands containing hydroxyzine   

This page contains a list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle hydroxyzine in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be not sold at the present moment, have been suspended or had its name changed or ended, so that in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damages arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

Hydroxyzine is a psycholeptic and anxiolytic agent belonging to a class of compounds called diphenylmethanes.

This medicine is used in:

- Symptomatic treatment of anxiety.
- Symptomatic treatment of pruritus ( itching) and urticaria.
- Premedication before anesthesia.

Medizzine recommends you consult the doctor if you don't know why has prescribed hydroxyzine.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

25 mg Tablets:

The active substance is hydroxyzine as dihydrochloride. The excipients are lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, silica colloidal anhydrous, titanium dioxide (E171), HPMC 2910 5cp (E464), macrogol 400 and purified water.

Syrup:

The active substance is hydroxyzine (as dihydrochloride). Each ml contains 2 mg of hydroxyzine. The excipients are sucrose, sodium benzoate, hazelnut flavor, menthol, ethanol 0.13% (v / v) and purified water.

Warning:

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Additional warning     

Tablets:

This medicine contains lactose. If your doctor has told that you have an intolerance to some sugars, consult him before taking this medicine.

Syrup:

The syrup contains 3.75 g of sucrose per teaspoon (5 ml) and 11.25 g of sucrose per tablespoon (15 ml) , which should be considered in patients with hereditary fructose intolerance, problems of absorption of glucose/galactose, sucrose-isomaltase deficiency, and diabetes.

This medicine contains sodium benzoate as an excipient, that can irritate the eyes, skin and mucous slightly. It can increase the risk of skin yellowing (jaundice) in newborns.

Before taking the drug     

Do not use hydroxyzine

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance hydroxyzine, to other active ingredients (cetirizine, other piperazine derivatives, aminophylline, ethylenediamine) or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think you may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of the face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Also, you should not take this medicine:

If you have porphyria or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Do not take hydroxyzine if any of the above circumstances can be applied to you.

Take special care with hydroxyzine

Tell your doctor if you have any other condition or illness that your doctor may need to take into account, especially:

- In patients with a high risk of seizures.
- In patients with hepatic impairment and in patients with moderate or severe renal impairment. In these cases should be reduced the dose.
- In patients suffering from glaucoma, outflow obstruction of the urinary bladder, decreased gastrointestinal motility, myasthenia gravis o dementia.
- In patients with a known predisposition to suffer cardiac arrhythmia or in patients concomitantly treated with drugs that can cause arrhythmias.

If this situation is applicable to you or you are not sure, tell your doctor before taking this medicine.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription. It is important, especially:

Tell your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines:

Hydroxyzine may potentiate the depressant action of the central nervous system when used in conjunction with other depressant agents or active ingredients with anticholinergic properties. In such cases, the dose should be tailored to each patient.

This drug should be used with caution in patients concomitantly treated with drugs that can cause arrhythmias.

Hydroxyzine antagonized the effects of betahistine and anticholinesterase drugs. Treatment with this drug should be discontinued at least 5 days before a test of allergy or bronchial methacholine challenge, to avoid its possible effects on outcomes.

Avoid simultaneous administration of hydroxyzine with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).

Hydroxyzine counteracts the pressor action of adrenalin.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you. Never give it to someone else.

Use with food and beverages

You should not drink alcohol while on treatment with this medicine. Simultaneous administration of hydroxyzine and alcohol may produce effects on the central nervous system. Syrup should be taken before meals, alone or diluted in water or fruit juice.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

Special physiological situations

Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy or lactation.

Pregnancy and lactation:

The use of this medicine is not recommended during pregnancy. Hydroxyzine should not be taken during breastfeeding. If treatment with this drug is necessary, breastfeeding should be discontinued.

Use in elderly

In elderly patients, it should start with half the recommended dose due to prolonged action of this drug.

Driving and using machines

This medicine may affect the ability to react and to concentrate. it is advised caution In patients intending to drive or to carry out potentially hazardous activities or operate machinery.

Simultaneous use of alcohol or other sedative drugs may exacerbate these effects.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

How to use hydroxyzine     

Follow carefully the instructions of use of hydroxyzine provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given in this website, that may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

Usual doses are:

Adults

For treating anxiety: 50-100 mg per day divided into 3 doses. It is recommended to administer 1/2-1 tablet in the morning, 1/2-1 tablet at noon and 1-2 tablets in the evening. In very severe cases you can use a dose of 300 mg daily.

For treatment of pruritus (itching) and urticaria: It is recommended to start with a dose of 25 mg at night, and if necessary, administer doses up to 25 mg 3 or 4 times a day.

For premedication before anesthesia: 50-100 mg daily in 1 or 2 doses. It is recommended taking a single dose 1 hour before surgery, which may be preceded by one dose the night before anesthesia. The maximum single dose in adults should not exceed 200 mg and the maximum daily dose should not exceed 300 mg.

Children

For treating anxiety:

Children 1 to 6 years: 1 to 2.5 mg/kg daily in divided doses.
Children over 6 years: 2 to 4 tablets (50-100 mg) daily in divided doses.

For treatment of pruritus (itching) and urticaria:

Children between 1 and 6 years: 1 to 2.5 mg/kg daily in divided doses.
Children over 6 years: 2 to 4 tablets (50 to 100 mg) per day in divided doses.

For premedication before anesthesia:

A single dose of 0.6 mg/kg 1 hour before surgery, which may be preceded by 0.6 mg/kg the night before anesthesia.

The tablets should be swallowed whole with liquid and can be taken before or after food. The scored tablet can be divided into 2 parts, to the best fit of the required dose for each patient.

Patients with kidney and liver problems should reduce the dose.

The dose should be adjusted within the recommended dose range, according to the patient's response to treatment.

If you think that the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take hydroxyzine     

If you become pregnant, contact your doctor immediately.

If a doctor prescribes another medicine , tell you are taking hydroxyzine.

Check with your doctor regularly development of disorder that motivates the use of hydroxyzine. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with hydroxyzine at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with hydroxyzine, immediately consult your doctor.

If you use more medicine than you should

If you accidentally take more hydroxyzine than you should, consult your doctor immediately.

A significant overdose can cause nausea, vomiting, tachycardia, fever, drowsiness, altered pupillary reflex, tremor, confusion, hallucination, a decreased level of consciousness, respiratory depression, convulsions, decreased blood pressure and heart arrhythmia that can lead to coma and cardiorespiratory collapse.

In the case of overdose or accidental ingestion, contact a Poison Information Center in your country.

If you forget to take hydroxyzine:

Do not take a double dose to compensate for forgotten individual doses. Continue taking your medicine at the usual time.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of hydroxyzine     

Like all medicines, hydroxyzine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

The most common adverse effects described with hydroxyzine are:

Heart disorders: Increased heart rate.
Eye disturbances: Disorders in accommodation or ability to see at different distances, blurred vision.
Gastrointestinal disorders: Constipation, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting.
General disorders: Fatigue, discomfort, fever.
Immune system disorders: Anaphylactic shock, hypersensitivity reactions.
Laboratory tests: Abnormal liver function tests.
Nervous system disorders: Seizures, dizziness, abnormal involuntary movements, headaches, insomnia, sedation, sleepiness, tremor.
Psychiatric disorders: Agitation, confusion, disorientation, hallucinations.
Kidney disorders and urine: urine retention.
Respiratory, thoracic or mediastinal disorders: Bronchospasm.
Disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue: angioneurotic edema, dermatitis, itching erythematous rash, maculopapular rash, increased sweating, urticaria.
Disorders of blood vessels: Decreased blood pressure.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the container, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing hydroxyzine     

This page contains a list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle hydroxyzine in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be not sold at the present moment, have been suspended or had its name changed or ended, so that in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damages arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

ATARAX-P 25 mg, capsules
ATARAX-P 50 mg, capsules

Brazil:     

CLORIDRATO DE HIDROXIZINA BRAINFARMA 2 mg/ml, oral solution
CLORIDRATO DE HIDROXIZINA LEGRAND 2 mg/ml, oral solution
CLORIDRATO DE HIDROXIZINA GERMED 2 mg/ml, oral solution
HIDROALERG 2 mg/ml, oral solution
HIXILERG 2 mg/ml, oral solution
HIXIZINE 25 mg, tablets
HIXIZINE 2 mg/ml, oral solution
PRURI-GRAN 2 mg/ml, oral solution
PRURIZIN 10 mg, tablets
PRURIZIN 25 mg, tablets
PRURIZIN 2 mg/ml, oral solution

Canada:     

APO HYDROXYZINE 10 mg, capsules
APO HYDROXYZINE 25 mg, capsules
APO HYDROXYZINE 50 mg, capsules
ATARAX 2 mg/ml, syrup
HYDROXYZINE SANDOZ mg/ml, injectable solution
HYDROXYZINE CYTEX PHARMA 50 mg/ml, injectable solution
NOVO-HYDROXYZIN 10 mg, capsules
NOVO-HYDROXYZIN 25 mg, capsules
NOVO-HYDROXYZIN 50 mg, capsules
PMS HYDROXYZINE 10 mg, capsules
PMS HYDROXYZINE 25 mg, capsules
PMS HYDROXYZINE 50 mg, capsules

France:     

ATARAX 100 mg, tablets
ATARAX 25 mg, tablets
ATARAX 2 mg/ml, syrup
HYDROXYZINE ARROW 25 mg, tablets
HYDROXYZINE BIOGARAN 25 mg, tablets
HYDROXYZINE CRISTERS 25 mg, tablets
HYDROXYZINE EG 25 mg, tablets
HYDROXYZINE MYLAN 25 mg, tablets
HYDROXYZINE RENAUDIN 50 mg/ml, injectable solution
HYDROXYZINE SANDOZ 25 mg, tablets

Germany:     

AH 3 N 25 mg, tablets
ATARAX 25 mg, tablets

India:     

A-REX 10 mg, tablets
A-REX 25 mg, tablets
A-REX 6 mg/ml, oral drops
A-REX 25 mg/ml, injectable solution
ADZIN 25 mg, tablets
ATAMAX 10 mg, tablets
ATAMAX 25 mg, tablets
ATAMAX 2 mg/ml, syrup
ATARAX 10 mg, tablets
ATARAX 25 mg, tablets
ATARAX 2 mg/ml, syrup
ATARAX 6 mg/mL, oral drops
ATARAX 25 mg/mL, injectable solution
GEOZEN 10 mg, tablets
GEOZEN 25 mg, tablets
GLOZIN 25 mg, tablets
H-RAX 10 mg, tablets
H-RAX 25 mg, tablets
HOLZINE 10 mg, tablets
HOLZINE 25 mg, tablets
HYDIL 25 mg, tablets
HYDRAL 25 mg, tablets
HYDROZE 10 mg, tablets
HYDROZE 25 mg, tablets
HYZINE 10 mg, tablets
HYZINE 25 mg, tablets
HYZINE 2 mg/ml, syrup
HYZINE 6 mg/mL, oral drops
HYZONE 10 mg, tablets
KRUST 25 mg, tablets
MYZINE 10 mg, tablets
NIZOD 10 mg, tablets
NIZOD 25 mg, tablets
NOVATRAX 10 mg, tablets
NOVATRAX 25 mg, tablets
OXYZEN 25 mg, tablets
OXYZEN 2 mg/ml, syrup
OXYZEN 6 mg/mL, oral drops
PRU 10 mg, tablets
PRU 25 mg, tablets
PRUGO 10 mg, tablets
PRUGO 25 mg, tablets
PSYTRAX 10 mg, tablets
PSYTRAX 25 mg, tablets
REXZIN 10 mg, tablets
REXZIN 25 mg, tablets
REXZIN 6 mg/mL, oral drops
ROXZINE 10 mg, tablets
ROXZINE 25 mg, tablets
ROXZINE 6 mg/mL, oral drops
ROXZINE 2 mg/ml, syrup
URTIVEL 10 mg, tablets
URTIVEL 25 mg, tablets
XITIMIN 25 mg, tablets
XITIMIN 6 mg/mL, oral drops
XYCOTIC 25 mg, tablets
XYCOTIC 6 mg/mL, oral drops
ZOXIN 10 mg, tablets
ZOXIN 25 mg, tablets

Italy:     

ATARAX 25 mg, tablets
ATARAX 50 mg/ml, injectable solution
ATARAX 2 mg/ml, syrup

Japan:     

ATARAX 10 mg, tablets
ATARAX 25 mg, tablets
ATARAX-P 10%, powder
ATARAX-P 25 mg, capsules
ATARAX-P 50 mg, capsules
ATARAX-P 0.5%, syrup
ATARAX-P 2.5%, dry syrup
HYDROXYZINE NISSIN 25 mg, tablets

Mexico:     

ATARAX 10 mg, 30 & 75 tablets
ATARAX 25 mg, 25 & 60 tablets

Pakistan:     

ATARAX 2 mg/ml, syrup
ATARAX 10 mg, tablets
ATARAX 25 mg, tablets
MEDITRAX 10 mg, tablets
MEDITRAX 25 mg, tablets
NUSTARIL 10 mg, tablets
NUSTARIL 25 mg, tablets
POLEX 10 mg, tablets
ROXYZIN 10 mg, tablets
ROXYZIN 25 mg, tablets

Spain:     

ATARAX 25 mg, 25 & 50 tablets
ATARAX 10 mg/5 ml, 150 ml syrup

Turkey:     

ATARAX 2 mg/ml, 200 ml syrup
ATARAX 25 mg, 30 tablets
VALIDOL 10 mg/ml, 20 ml oral drops

United Kingdom:     

ATARAX 10 mg, tablets
ATARAX 25 mg, tablets
UCERAX 2 mg/ml, syrup
UCERAX 25 mg, tablets

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

ATARAX 10 mg, 100 tablets
ATARAX 25 mg, 100 tablets
ATARAX 50 mg, 100 tablets
ATARAX 100 mg, 100 tablets
ATARAX 2 mg/ml, 473 ml syrup
HYDROXYZINE AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 10 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 25 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 50 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROXYZINE AMERICAN REGENT LAB 25 mg/ml, injectable solution IM
HYDROXYZINE AMERICAN REGENT LAB 55 mg/ml, injectable solution IM
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE BARR 25 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE BARR 50 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE BARR 100 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROXYZINE BLENHEIM PHARMACAL 10 mg, 15 & 30 tablets
HYDROXYZINE BLENHEIM PHARMACAL 25 mg, 20 & 30 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE BRYANT RANCH PREPACK 25 mg, 10-100 capsules
HYDROXYZINE CARACO 10 mg, 30 & 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE CARACO 25 mg, 30 & 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE CARACO 50 mg, 30 & 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE CONTRACT PHARMACY SERVICES 25 mg, 30 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE CONTRACT PHARMACY SERVICES 50 mg, 30 & 60 capsules
HYDROXYZINE GENERAL INJECT & VACC 50 mg/ml, injectable solution IM
HYDROXYZINE GLENMARK 10 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE GLENMARK 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE GLENMARK 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE HERITAGE 10 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE HERITAGE 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE HERITAGE 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE HI-TERCH PHARMACAL 2 mg/ml, 473 ml syrup
HYDROXYZINE KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITALS 10 mg, 30 & 50 tablets
HYDROXYZINE KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITALS 25 mg, 30 & 50 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MAJOR 10 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MAJOR 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MAJOR 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MCKESSON 10 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MCKESSON 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MYLAN 10 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MYLAN 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MYLAN 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MORTON GROVE 2 mg/ml, 118 & 473 ml syrup
HYDROXYZINE MUTUAL PHARMA 10 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MUTUAL PHARMA 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE MUTUAL PHARMA 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE NCS HETALTHCARE OF KY 10 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROXYZINE NCS HETALTHCARE OF KY 25 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROXYZINE NCS HETALTHCARE OF KY 50 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE NCS HEALTHCARE OF KY 25 mg, 30 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE NCS HEALTHCARE OF KY 50 mg, 30 capsules
HYDROXYZINE NORTHSTAR 10 mg, 30, 60, 90 & 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE NORTHSTAR 25 mg, 30, 60, 90 & 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE NORTHSTAR 50 mg, 30, 60, 90 & 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 2 mg/ml, 118 & 480 ml syrup
HYDROXYZINE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 10 mg, 20, 30, 60 & 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 25 mg, 10-100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 50 mg, 20, 30 & 90 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 25 mg, 15-100 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 50 mg, 30, 60 & 100 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PIRAMAL HEALTHCARE 10 mg, tablets
HYDROXYZINE PIRAMAL HEALTHCARE 25 mg, tablets
HYDROXYZINE PIRAMAL HEALTHCARE 50 mg, tablets
HYDROXYZINE PLIVA 10 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PLIVA 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PLIVA 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE QUALITEST 10 mg, 10 & 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE QUALITEST 25 mg, 10 & 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE QUALITEST 50 mg, 10 & 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE QUALITEST 2 mg/ml, 30, 120 & 473 ml syrup
HYDROXYZINE REMEDYREPACK 25 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROXYZINE REMEDYREPACK 50 mg, tablets
HYDROXYZINE REBEL 10 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROXYZINE REBEL 25 mg, 10-90 tablets
HYDROXYZINE REBEL 50 mg, 60 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE REBEL 25 mg, 20, 30 & 40 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE STAT FLORIDA DOH CENTRAL PHARM 25 mg, 30 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE STAT FLORIDA DOH CENTRAL PHARM 50 mg, 30 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE STAT RX USA LLC 50 mg, 30, 60, 90 & 120 capsules
HYDROXYZINE UDL 10 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE UDL 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE UDL 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE WATSON 10 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE WATSON 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE WATSON 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE WATSON 25 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE WATSON 25 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE WATSON 50 mg, 100 capsules
VISTARIL 50 mg/ml, injectable solution IM
VISTARIL 25 mg, 100 capsules
VISTARIL 50 mg, 100 capsules
VISTARIL 100 mg, 100 capsules
VISTARIL 5 mg/ml, 473 & 480 ml syrup

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