Atarax 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Atarax 10 MG Description
Atarax tablet is an anti-allergic medicine. It is used for the management of allergic skin conditions such as pruritus, urticaria and eczema. Atarax helps in improving symptoms such as itching, swell
ing, redness, rashes and scaly and patchy skin. It contains hydroxyzine as an active ingredient. Hydroxyzine works by blocking the action of a substance called histamine, which produces allergies. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Some common side effects of Atarax tablets are headache, dizziness and drowsiness, but not everybody gets them. These side effects normally go away with time, but if you feel the side effects persist, you should consult your doctor. Discuss with your doctor all the existing medical and medication history.
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Uses of Atarax 10 MG
Contraindications of Atarax 10 MG
- If you are allergic to Hydroxyzine, other anti-allergic medicines or other ingredients of Atarax tablet.
- If you have irregular heart rhythms and a family history of sudden death due to heart disorder.
- If you have or had heart disease, such as a very low heart rate.
- If you have low salt levels in your body (e.g. low level of potassium or magnesium).
- If you are an asthmatic with a history of asthmatic attacks upon anti-allergic use.
- If you have porphyria (a disease which causes stomach pain, constipation, change in the colour of urine, skin rashes and disturbing behaviour).
- If you are pregnant, maybe pregnant or breastfeeding.
Side effects of Atarax 10 MG
Precautions and Warnings of Atarax 10 MG
Other General Warnings
- You have any heart problems such as palpitations, trouble breathing after taking this medicine.
- You have kidney disease or are on dialysis or liver function problem.
- You have enlarged prostate or pain and difficulty in passing urine.
- You have an eye disorder called glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
- You have any disease related to stomach, intestine or ulcers.
- You have week muscles or a condition called Myasthenia gravis.
- You have a brain-related disorder such as fits, seizures or memory loss (Dementia), overactive thyroid, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism or breathing disorders.
- This medicine may affect the results of some tests for allergy or asthma.
- This medicine should not be used or used with caution in the elderly as they have slow metabolism and bodily functions.
Directions for Use of Atarax 10 MG
- Atarax tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor.
- Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
- It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
- You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Storage and disposal of Atarax 10 MG
- Store Atarax tablets below 25°C.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Quick Tips of Atarax 10 MG
- Atarax tablet is an anti-allergic medicine used to manage allergic skin conditions such as itching, hives and an itchy inflammation of the skin.
- Atarax tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed.
- Shake well before use. Use a measuring cup or spoon for the exact quantity.
- Talk to your doctor if you are allergic to hydroxyzine, other anti-allergic medicines or other ingredients of Atarax tablet.
- Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Dizziness, drowsiness, headache or sedation can be seen as side effects of this medicine. If side effects bother you, please inform your doctor.
Dosage of Atarax 10 MG
- Side effects of overdosage of Atarax Tablet include confusion, slurred speech and experiencing restless, involuntary or slow movements, dry mouth, disturbed vision, fast or pounding heartbeat, difficulty in passing urine and constipation....
- If you have taken too much of this medicine, immediately contact your doctor.
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Mode of Action of Atarax 10 MG
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Interactions of Atarax 10 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Atarax Tablet should not be taken with any medicine with the risk of increased heartbeats or irregular heart rhythm.
- Atarax Tablet should not be used with medicines acting on brain or used for psychiatric disorders, medicines used for seizures or convulsions, medicines used to control nausea and vomiting, other anti-allergic medicines, anticancer and muscle relaxants....
- Additive anticholinergic effects (blurring of vision, dry mouth, urine retention, constipation) may occur if this medicine is taken with Cimetidine, a medicine used to reduce stomach acid content should not be taken together as it can increase the concentration of Atarax Tablet leading to increased side effects....
- Atarax Tablet could mask the warning signs of ear damage due to certain medicines such as Gentamicin, Tobramycin and Amikacin. Therefore, it should be used cautiously.
- Atarax Tablet should not be taken along with medicine containing adrenaline used during cardiac arrest or other emergency conditions.
Dr. Arpit Verma
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is Atarax tablet addictive?
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Q: Can Atarax 10 mg be taken with Cetirizine?
Q: Can we use Atarax daily?
Q: Can I take Atarax for itching?
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Q: Does Atarax affect blood pressure?
Q: What is the dose of Atarax for itching?
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