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Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml

15ml Oral Drop in Bottle
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Hydroxyzine(6.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Atarax drops help treat allergic reactions. It contains hydroxyzine that belongs to the group of medicines called antihistamines. This medicine is specially designed for use for children and should be...
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Uses of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml

Atarax drops are used for the treatment of itching caused due to allergies, urticaria, sneezing and running nose.

Contraindications of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml

  • If your child is allergic to hydroxyzine or cetirizine or any other ingredients of Atarax drops.
  • If your child is allergic to other piperazine derivatives, aminophylline or ethylenediamine.
  • If your child has heart problems or a low heart rate.
  • If your child has decreased potassium or magnesium levels in the body.
  • If your child has any family history of heart disease.

Side effects of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Upset stomach
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness
  • Cough
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurring of vision
  • Shaking of limbs
  • Skin rash

Precautions and Warnings of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml


Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your child has an underlying medical condition such as heart problem, fits, myasthenia gravis (weakness of muscle), digestive problem or stomach problem, hypertension, etc.
  • You have difficulty passing urine, e.g. due to an enlarged prostate.
  • Your child has glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • You experience symptoms such as palpitations, breathlessness and loss of consciousness after taking Atarax drops.

Mode of Action of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml

How Does It Work?

Atarax drops prevent the effects of a natural chemical in the body, Histamine. Histamine is responsible for producing symptoms of allergy such as itching, running nose.

Directions for Use of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml

  • Take Atarax drops as directed by your doctor.
  • Wash your hands well.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.

Interactions of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Atarax 6mg drops works or Atarax 6mg drops itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are giving medicines to treat heart conditions, high blood pressure, allergy, malaria, cancer, bacterial or fungal infections, etc.

Storage and disposal of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml

Store Atarax drops at room temperature and protect it from light. Place it away from the reach of children and pets. Do not consume this medicine after the expiry date. If it has expired, consult your...
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Dosage of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml


An overdose of Atarax drops may cause symptoms such as slowing down of the central nervous system, unconsciousness, nausea and vomiting. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical help urgently.

Missed a Dose

If a dose of Atarax drops has been missed, try to have it as soon as you remember. However, if the time is near to the next dose, skip the missed dosage and take the next one at the regular schedule. ...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long does it take for Atarax drops to show its effect?

A: The peak effect of this medicine is observed within 15 to 30 minutes after taking it.

Q: How long is the duration of the action of Atarax drops?

A: The duration of the action of this medicine is for over 1 to 12 hours.

Q: Are Atarax drops addictive?

A: No, Atarax drops aren't addictive. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Atarax drops be used in children?

A: Yes, this medicine is designed for children use only. However consult a doctor before using it for exact dose and duration.

Q: Does Atarax drops cause sedation?

A: One of the side effects of this medicine is its sedative effect.


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ContainsHydroxyzine(6.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis and skin allergy
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, upset stomach, constipation, drowsiness, cough
Last Updated on: 08 Sep 2021 | 07:15 PM (IST)
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