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More Details on Hydroxyzine

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Hydroxyzine?

If you forget to take a dose of this medication, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, simply skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of hydroxyzine.

How Should This Medication Be Stored?

Hydroxyzine products should be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children and pets.

Who Makes Hydroxyzine?

Brand-name Atarax was made by Pfizer, Inc., although it is no longer available. Brand-name Vistaril is made by Pfizer, Inc. Generic versions of both medications are available and are made by various manufacturers.

Available Strengths

Hydroxyzine hydrochloride is available in the following strengths and forms:
  • Hydroxyzine hydrochloride 10 mg tablets
  • Hydroxyzine hydrochloride 25 mg tablets
  • Hydroxyzine hydrochloride 50 mg tablets
  • Hydroxyzine hydrochloride 10 mg per 5 mL syrup
  • Hydroxyzine hydrochloride 25 mg per mL intramuscular injection solution
  • Hydroxyzine hydrochloride 50 mg per mL intramuscular injection solution.
Hydroxyzine pamoate is available in the following strengths and forms:
  • Hydroxyzine pamoate 25 mg capsules
  • Hydroxyzine pamoate 50 mg capsules
  • Hydroxyzine pamoate 100 mg capsules
  • Hydroxyzine pamoate 25 mg per 5 mL oral suspension.
For most practical purposes, there are no important differences between hydroxyzine hydrochloride and hydroxyzine pamoate.
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