Vistaril (Hydroxyzine Pamoate) – 50mg Capsules
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Chemical Name: HYDROXYZINE (hye-DROX-i-zeen)
This medicine is an antihistamine used to treat anxiety, to relieve itching
caused by allergic conditions, and to cause drowsiness. It may also be used to
treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter
medicine that you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical
conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. THIS
MEDICINE MAY BE TAKEN WITH FOOD if it upsets your stomach. STORE THIS MEDICINE
at room temperature in a tightly-closed container, away from heat and light. IF
YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE and you are using it regularly, take it as soon
as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and
go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
THIS MEDICINE WILL ADD TO THE EFFECTS of other depressants and alcohol. Ask
your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines are depressants. DO
NOT DRIVE, OPERATE MACHINERY, OR DO ANYTHING ELSE THAT COULD BE DANGEROUS until
you know how you react to this medicine. Using this medicine alone, with other
medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or to perform other
potentially dangerous tasks. Caution should be used in the elderly since they
may be more sensitive to the effects of this drug. FOR WOMEN: IF YOU PLAN ON
BECOMING PREGNANT, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this
medicine during pregnancy. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS DRUG IS EXCRETED in breast
milk. DO NOT BREAST-FEED while taking this medicine.
SIDE EFFECTS, that may go away during treatment, include drowsiness or dry
mouth. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. If you notice
other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine
from doing its job. Use our drug interaction checker to find out if your
medicines interact with each other. Check drug interactions
If you take too
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or
emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include unusual drowsiness
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO
NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the
reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain
refills before your supply runs out.