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Atarax Injection

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
2ml Injection in Ampoule
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Atarax 25 MG Description

Atarax Inj is an injectable drug prescribed for the treatment of allergic reactions. It belongs to the class known as antihistamines.

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ContainsHydroxyzine(25.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Atarax 25 MG

Atarax Inj uses include treatment to alleviate itching caused by allergies, urticaria, sneezing and running nose.

Contraindications of Atarax 25 MG

Do not take this medicine if you have an allergy to hydroxyzine, cetirizine and other piperazine derivatives. avoid use in case of an allergy to aminophylline or ethylenediamine. Also, this medicine i...
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Side effects of Atarax 25 MG

Atarax Inj side effects include drowsiness, tremors, upset stomach, headaches, dryness in mouth, blurred vision, dizziness, constipation, skin rash, low blood pressure, restless muscle movements in ey...
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Precautions and Warnings of Atarax 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
A:
Atarax Inj can cause harm to the foetus in a pregnant woman. Hence, it is not recommended during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Atarax Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
The data is not available on whether the medicine is passed through breast milk. It should be avoided during breastfeeding as it may lead to severe drowsiness or seizures in a breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used this medicine?
A:
This medication may make you feel less alert than usual due to drowsiness. Hence, avoid driving after taking it.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Atarax Inj?
A:
Alcohol may raise the risk of experiencing side-effects such as sleepiness and drowsiness. Hence, refrain from alcohol when using this drug.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Tell your doctor if you have digestive system or stomach problems, glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye), cardiac problems, high blood pressure, convulsions, myasthenia gravis (weakness of muscle) ...
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Mode of Action of Atarax 25 MG

How Does It Work?

The medicine works by blocking the production of a natural chemical in the body called histamine. Many of the allergic symptoms are caused as a result of histamine.

Directions for Use of Atarax 25 MG

This medicine must be injected into a muscle by a qualified healthcare professional. Do not use this medication if it is cloudy or discoloured, or if the vial is damaged.

Interactions of Atarax 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • gastro-intestinal disorders (e.g. prucalopride)
  • Meniere's disease (betahistine)
  • bacterial infections (e.g. the antibiotics such as erythromycin, moxifloxacin, levofloxacin)
  • heart diseases or hypertension (e.g. amiodarone, quinidine, disopyramide, sotalol)
  • psychoses (e.g. haloperidol)
  • depression (e.g. citalopram, escitalopram)
  • allergy
  • malaria (e.g. mefloquine)
  • cancer (e.g. toremifene, vandetanib)

Interactions with food items

There are no known food interactions with the medicine.

Other general Interactions

Be sure to tell your doctor if you have heart problems.

Storage and disposal of Atarax 25 MG

Store this medicine at or below 25°C. Keep it away from children. Do not store the unutilised portion of opened vials for later use. If the medication has expired, ask your pharmacist about its dispos...
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Dosage of Atarax 25 MG

Overdose

Overdose of this medicine is unlikely as it is usually given under the supervision of your doctor in a hospital. However, overdose may cause symptoms such as unconsciousness, slowing the activity of c...
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Missed a Dose

As this medicine will be given to you by a doctor in a hospital, the possibility of missed Atarax Inj dosage is very low.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How is this medicine administered?

A: It is used only for intramuscular administration. Do not inject this medicine subcutaneously or intravenously.

Q: Is Atarax Inj habit-forming?

A: There is no evidence that this medicine is habit-forming.

Q: Can I use Atarax Inj with another antihistamine?

A: Refrain from using this medicine with another antihistamine as it increases the risk of side-effects such as drowsiness.

Q: Can this medicine be safely used by children?

A: Children can safely use this medication.

Q: Can this medicine lead to sedation?

A: It has a mild sedative effect as it is a side-effect of using this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
ATARAX
Expires on or After
29/11/2022
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)

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