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Hydroxyzine 50 mg

As a type of antihistamine, hydroxyzine (Atarax®, Vistaril®) can help treat itching, anxiety, and several other conditions. The medication comes in several forms and a variety of different strengths.
Hydroxyzine 50 mg products include:
  • Hydroxyzine hydrochloride 50 mg tablets
  • Hydroxyzine hydrochloride 50 mg per mL intramuscular injection solution
  • Hydroxyzine pamoate 50 mg capsules.
The specific dose you are prescribed will vary, depending on several factors, such as the medical condition being treated, your age and weight (for children), and other medical conditions you may have.
For example, the standard recommended oral dosage for treating anxiety in adults is hydroxyzine 50 mg to 100 mg four times daily. This strength can also be prescribed to treat several other conditions, such as itching, nausea, and vomiting.
(Click Hydroxyzine Dosage for more dosing guidelines for this medicine, including information on conditions it is approved to treat and a list of tips for when and how to effectively use hydroxyzine.)
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