Atarax decreases the central nervous system activity. It also decreases the natural histamine in your body. Histamine is responsible for runny nose, sneezing, or skin hives.

Atarax has a sedative effect on tension and anxiety. It is used together with other medicines to induce anesthesia. It also controls nausea/vomiting.

Atarax may treat allergic skin reactions, including contact dermatitis.

Your physician may use the medicine to treat certain other conditions not listed here.

Avoid the medicine in case of allergy to hydroxyzine or while pregnancy.

Notify the doctor if you have liver/kidney diseases, seizures.

The medicine may impair reactions or thinking. Be careful while driving. Do not drink alcohol. Also consult your physician in case of allergy signs, including breathing difficulty; hives, face swelling. Contact the physician in case of serious side effects, including eye/tongue/neck muscle movements (restless), tremor, seizure, confusion.

You may also experience less serious side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, headache.


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