Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
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Atarax 6 MG/ML Description
Atarax drops are an anti-allergic medicine. It is used to treat allergic reactions in children. It contains hydroxyzine as the active substance. This medicine is specially designed for use for childr
en and should be used under adult supervision. Atarax drops should be given to the child in the exact dose and duration as directed by the doctor. Do not give more than the recommended dose. Before using Atarax drops, inform your doctor about your child's detailed medical history.
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|Uses||Allergic rhinitis and skin allergy|
|Side effects||Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, cough|
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Uses of Atarax 6 MG/ML
Atarax drops are used for the treatment of itching caused due to allergies, urticaria, sneezing, and running nose in children.
Contraindications of Atarax 6 MG/ML
- 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 you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
- 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 6 MG/ML
- Dry mouth
Precautions and Warnings of Atarax 6 MG/ML
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.
- Your child has difficulty passing urine, e.g. due to an enlarged prostate.
- Your child has glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
- Your child experiences symptoms such as palpitations, breathlessness, and loss of consciousness after taking Atarax drops.
Directions for Use of Atarax 6 MG/ML
- Give Atarax drops to your child as directed by your doctor.
- Shake well before use.
- Use a measuring cup, spoon, or dropper for the exact quantity.
- Do not consume it directly from the bottle.
- Do not give more than the prescribed dose.
Storage and disposal of Atarax 6 MG/ML
- Store Atarax drops at room temperature and protect it from light.
- Place it away from the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Atarax 6 MG/ML
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, give it to your child as soon as you remember. However, if the time is near to the next dose, skip the missed dosage and give the next one at the regular schedule. Do not give double dosages to compensate for the missed one....
Mode of Action of Atarax 6 MG/ML
How Does It Work?
Atarax drops prevent the effects of a natural chemical in the body called histamine. Histamine is responsible for producing symptoms of allergy such as itching, sneezing, and running nose.
Interactions of Atarax 6 MG/ML
Interactions with other medicines
- Certain medicines can affect the way Atarax drops works or this medicine itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals your child is currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- Especially if your child is taking medicines to treat heart conditions, high blood pressure, allergy, malaria, cancer, bacterial or fungal infections.
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 Atarax drops 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 Atarax drops 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, Atarax drops is designed for children use only. However, consult a doctor before using it for the exact dose and duration.
Q: Does Atarax drops cause sedation?
A: One of the side effects of Atarax drops is its sedative effect.
Q: Is Atarax bad for a baby?
A: No, Atarax is not bad for the baby, unless given in exact doses and duration prescribed by the doctor. Do not self-prescribe.
Q: How long can a child take Atarax?
A: You should give Atarax drop to your child for as long as the doctor recommends. Do not exceed the recommended duration.
Q: What are Atarax drops used for?
A: Atarax drops are used for the treatment of allergic symptoms like urticaria, itching, sneezing, and running nose in children.
Q: Can Atarax drops be used for cold in babies?
A: Atarax drops can be used for the treatment of symptoms of cold like stuffy and runny rose, itchy and watery eyes. However, you should only use this medicine if it is recommended by your doctor. Do not use this medicine on your own.
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