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    Hydroxyzine

    Information about Hydroxyzine

    Hydroxyzine uses

    Hydroxyzine is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders.

    How hydroxyzine works

    Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

    Common side effects of hydroxyzine

    Sleepiness

    Available Medicine for Hydroxyzine

    • ₹30 to ₹77
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      5 variant(s)
    • ₹18 to ₹49
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹23 to ₹52
      Oaknet Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹17 to ₹50
      Yash Pharma Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹18 to ₹44
      Palsons Derma
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹20 to ₹55
      Talent India
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹11 to ₹40
      Psychotropics India Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹17 to ₹58
      Kivi Labs Ltd
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹22 to ₹42
      Organic Laboratories
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹20 to ₹49
      Canixa Life Sciences Pvt
      4 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Hydroxyzine

    • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Hydroxyzine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

    Frequently asked questions for Hydroxyzine

    Hydroxyzine

    Q. Is Hydroxyzine hydrochloride a steroid/ narcotic/ benzo/ pain killer /addictive?
    Hydroxyzine is an antihistaminic drug and not a steroid/ narcotic/ benzo/ pain killer/ addictive. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
    Q. Is Hydroxyzine a controlled substance/ over the counter (OTC)?
    No, Hydroxyzine is not a controlled substance. It is available from a pharmacy on providing a doctor's prescription.

    Content on this page was last updated on 21 August, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)