Hydroxyzine HCl Tablets 10mg (TGP) – 30

 

Generic Name: Hydroxyzine HCl

Brand Name: Hydroxyzine HCl

Dosage Strength: 10mg

Dosage Form: Tablets

Indications: Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine. It is approved for the treatment of anxiety. However, hydroxyzine is also used to treat difficulty sleeping, nausea, itching, and allergies.

Hydroxyzine Tab 10mg (TGP)-30

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Generic Hydroxyzine Tablets

Hydroxyzine is a generic antihistamine commonly used in the Philippines. Just like other antihistamines, it is used to relieve symptoms of allergic inflammation of the skin due to allergens like dust and pollen. Hydroxyzine works by blocking the action of an allergen (histamine) in the body.

Since hydroxyzine also reduce activity in the central nervous system (CNS), it is also used as a sedative to treat anxiety and tension.

What is in the generic hydroxyzine HCl tablets?

Each tablet contains:

  • 10 mg of hydroxyzine hydrochloride

What are the hydroxyzine tablets used for?

The hydroxyzine tablets can be used to treat the following:

  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Rashes and hives
  • Anxiety

How much and how often should you use the product?

Your dose and how often you take hydroxyzine will depend on the following factors:

  • Age
  • Your health
  • Health of your liver
  • Health of your kidneys
  • Medicines recommended by your doctor
  • Any other medicines being used
  • Herbal supplements in use
  • Response to the medicine

Usual Adult Dose for Atopic Dermatitis

Oral: 25 mg orally 3 to 4 times a day

Use: Management of pruritus due to histamine-mediated pruritus and allergic conditions (e.g., atopic/contact dermatoses, chronic urticaria)

Mechanism of Action

The H1 histamine receptor is responsible for mediating hypersensitivity and allergic reactions. Exposure to an allergen triggers the release of histamine, which further releases pro-inflammatory cytokines.

Hydroxyzine is an inverse agonist of histamine H1-receptors, meaning they dampen the activity of receptors.

Precautions

Before using this medication notify your doctor if you have or are:

  • Allergic to any food or syrup or substance
  • Below 18 years of age
  • You have long QT syndrome
  • You are allergic to cetirizine (Zyrtec) or levocetirizine (Xyzal)
  • Blockage in your digestive tract (stomach or intestines)
  • Bladder obstruction or other urination problems
  • Glaucoma
  • Heart disease, slow heartbeats
  • Personal or family history of long QT syndrome
  • An electrolyte imbalance (such as high or low levels of potassium in your blood)
  • If you have recently had a heart attack

Side Effects

Below are the possible side effects that you may experience from taking hydroxyzine tablets. These side effects are possible but do not always occur. If you experience any of these side effects, stop taking the product and immediately consult with your doctor.

  • Fast or pounding heartbeats
  • Headache with chest pain
  • Severe dizziness, fainting
  • A seizure (convulsions)
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Skin rash

Hydroxyzine may cause birth defects. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking hydroxyzine.

Hydroxyzine can cause serious heart problems, especially if you use certain medications at the same time. Inform you doctor of all the medications you are currently taking.

Do not use hydroxyzine right before operating heavy equipment or machinery.

Generic hydroxyzine tablets are available in all The Generics Pharmacy branches nationwide at a very affordable price.

 

Generic Name: Hydroxyzine HCl

Brand Name: Hydroxyzine HCl

Dosage Strength: 10mg

Dosage Form: Tablets

Indications: Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine. It is approved for the treatment of anxiety. However, hydroxyzine is also used to treat difficulty sleeping, nausea, itching, and allergies.

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