Vistaril (Oral)


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Vistaril (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Vistaril (Oral)

Vistaril (Oral) Medication Classification

HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE (By mouth)

Vistaril (Oral) Brandname

Vistaril

Vistaril (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Hydroxyzine Pamoate (hye-DROX-i-zeen PAM-oh-ate) Treats anxiety, tension, nervousness, nausea, vomiting, allergies, skin rash, hives, and itching.Belongs to a class of drugs called antihistamines.

When To Not Use Vistaril (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an unusual or allergic reaction to hydroxyzine.

How Should You Use Vistaril (Oral)

Capsule, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often. Take this medicine exactly as your doctor ordered.
  • May be taken with or without food or milk.
  • Shake the oral liquid well before using. Carefully measure your dose with a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Vistaril (Oral) Storage

Store Vistaril (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Vistaril (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Vistaril (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking sedatives, muscle relaxants, tranquilizers, sleeping pills, pain pills, or seizure medicine.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine.

Vistaril (Oral) Warnings

  • Check with your doctor before taking hydroxyzine if you have heart or liver disease, enlarged prostate, trouble urinating, or glaucoma.
  • Talk with your doctor before use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Hydroxyzine can make some people dizzy or drowsy, be careful if you drive a car or operate machinery.

Vistaril (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Seizures or tremors
  • Wheezing or trouble breathing
  • Tightness in the chest
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Drowsiness or dizziness
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth, nose, or throat
  • Constipation
  • Changes in vision such as trouble focusing