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Atarax 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Atarax 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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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.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹40.72
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ContainsHydroxyzine(10.0 Mg)
UsesSkin allergies
Side effectsDrowsiness, dizziness, headache
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Uses of Atarax 10 MG

Atarax Tablet is used for the management of skin allergies such as pruritus, urticaria and eczema.

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

  • Drowsiness
  • Sedation
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Atarax 10 MG



Can I take Atarax Tablet during pregnancy?
Do not take Atarax tablet if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. It can lead to malformations and impact the brain functions of the growing baby. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine, tell your doctor immediately and discontinue the medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Atarax Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is advised not to breastfeed during the treatment with Atarax as it may harm the baby. Your doctor will decide whether to discontinue the medicine or breastfeeding after accessing the benefit of treatment to mother and breastfeeding to the baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed Atarax Tablet?
Atarax tablet may make you drowsy and make you feel less alert than usual for the first few days after you start taking it. If you are affected, do not drive or operate machinery until this effect has worn off.


Can I consume alcohol with Atarax Tablet?
You should not take alcohol with this medicine because the sedative effects of alcohol may be increased.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 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, difficu...
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  • If you have taken too much of this medicine, immediately contact your doctor.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a double dose to compen...
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Mode of Action of Atarax 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Histamine is a chemical mediator that is responsible for allergic reactions. It is normally produced when your body senses something harmful such as infection or foreign particles. Atarax blocks the a...
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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...
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  • 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 shou...
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  • 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.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Atarax tablet addictive?

A: No, Atarax tablet is not an addictive medicine. However, it should be taken as instructed by the doctor. And if you have such tendencies, please inform your doctor before starting the treatment.

Q: How long should I take Atarax Tablet?

A: You should complete the course of this medicine for effective control of allergy. Do not take it for a prolonged duration.

Q: What are the side effects of Atarax Tablet?

A: The side effects of this medicine are drowsiness, dizziness, feeling lazy, slow or slurred speech. However, not everyone gets them.

Q: Can Atarax 10 mg be taken with Cetirizine?

A: No, you should not take these two medicines together as it can lead to increased side effects, especially in elderly. Both of these medicines are anti-allergic medicines. Cetirizine is one of the active metabolites of Atarax, taking extra cetirizine can abnormally increase the concentration in the body and increase the side effects.

Q: Can we use Atarax daily?

A: It can be taken as per the need or daily for a specific duration prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Can I take Atarax for itching?

A: Yes, you can take this medicine for itching but only after consulting a doctor.

Q: What is Atarax tablet used for?

A: Atarax tablet is used for the management of skin allergies such as pruritus, urticaria and eczema

Q: Does Atarax affect blood pressure?

A: Atarax usually does not affect blood pressure, if taken in the prescribed dose and duration. However, if you feel a variation in blood pressure or irregular heartbeat or any such kind of symptoms, immediately inform the doctor.

Q: What is the dose of Atarax for itching?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not stop or modify the dose on your own without consulting a doctor.
Last Updated on: 8 January 2023 | 9:53 PM (IST)
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