Hydroxyzine HCL oral tablets are prescribed as an anti-inflammatory to treat redness, swelling, itching and other skin conditions. The medication works by blocking natural substances (histamines) that occur during an allergic reaction. Customers may receive this drug under the names Atarax (Hydroxyzine HCl), Vistaril (Hydroxyzine pamoate).
Hydroxyzine is indicated for the treatment of inflammatory and allergic conditions such as snake bites, vaccination reactions, blood transfusion reactions, bee stings and insect bites, and managing itchy skin.
Possible Side Effects
Side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, or confusion; blurred vision or dry mouth; nausea or vomiting have occurred. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effects that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
Drug & Food Interactions
Consult your veterinarian before using Hydroxyzine with any other medications, including vitamins and supplements.
Tell your veterinarian if your pet has heart, liver or kidney disease, is pregnant or lactating.
This drug is FDA-approved for human use. However, it is common practice for veterinarians to prescribe such drugs for use in dogs and cats.
NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Atarax (Hydroxyzine HCl), Vistaril (Hydroxyzine pamoate).
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