Hydroxyzine hydrochloride 6 mg
Hydroxyzine is used in the treatment of allergic itching. Human body makes histamine during allergic reaction. It is one type of natural substance, while Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride is antihistamine and works by blocking this substance in your body. It is also used post surgery to feel relaxed and get good sleep.
Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor usually three to four times daily. You can take this medicine with food or without food as dosage is given based on your medical history and condition. While using the liquid form of medicine, take each dosage after carefully measuring from measuring spoon. Children are given this medicine as per their age and weight.
Following side effect may occur with the use of given medications
Headaches, drowsiness, dry mouth, vomiting, nausea, swelling, seizure, tiredness or diarrhea. Inform your doctor immediately, if you feel any of the given side effects worsen. Your doctor has prescribed this medicine because he judged that benefits of this medicine are more than the risk of side effects. Many patients are not feeling any side effects while using this medication. Tell your doctor right away if you observe any new sign of side effects such as confusion, irregular heartbeat, difficult urinating, shaking, dizziness or chest pain.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any allergies of Cetirizine or Levocetirizine or if you have allergies to any inactive ingredients. If you have medical history of breathing problems, kidney problems, blood pressure or thyroid problems or any tumor conditions then inform your doctor or pharmacist. It can cause a condition of dizziness or blur vision so do not drive or do any activity that requires attention or alertness. Children and older adults are more sensitive to this drug. Use this drug during pregnancy only when needed and consult the doctor before breast feeding.