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Vistaril (Hydroxyzine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 17, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Atarax (Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 28, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Road traffic crash risk associated with prescription of hydroxyzine and other sedating H1-antihistamines: a responsibility and case-crossover study - Orriols L, Luxcey A, Contrand B, B énard-Laribière A, Pariente A, Gadegbeku B, Lagarde E.
BACKGROUND: H1 antihistamines differ from each other by their ability to cross the blood-brain barrier. The resulting sedating effect can be sought in therapy but may be a driving hazard. The aim of this study was to estimate the impact of sedating H1-anti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

hydroxyzine (Vistaril, Atarax)
Title: hydroxyzine (Vistaril, Atarax)Category: MedicationsCreated: 4/17/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/11/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - November 11, 2016 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

hydroxyzine (Vistaril)
Title: hydroxyzine (Vistaril)Category: MedicationsCreated: 4/17/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/11/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - November 11, 2016 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

hydroxyzine, Vistaril, Atarax
Title: hydroxyzine, Vistaril, AtaraxCategory: MedicationsCreated: 4/17/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/31/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - March 31, 2016 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Medication and Sleep
This article was adapted from a previous article written by Dr. Moore for his column “Kevlar for the Mind.” (Source: Psych Central)
Source: Psych Central - March 30, 2015 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bret Moore, PsyD Tags: Anti-anxiety Antidepressants Atypical Antipsychotics Benzodiazepines Depression Disorders General Medications Sleep Insomnia sleep disorder Sleeping Pills Source Type: news

Medication and Anxiety
Medication can be an effective approach for managing various types of anxiety such as panic, hyperarousal, and constant worry. However, contrary to popular belief and subtle messages from pharmaceutical companies, medication is far from a cure. In fact, when it comes to “cures” for most psychiatric conditions, the data tends to support psychotherapy. For example, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) responds very well to psychotherapy, whereas the positive effects of medication are somewhat limited. The same is true for panic disorder. Although certain types of medication are very good at relieving panic sympt...
Source: Psych Central - March 11, 2015 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bret Moore, PsyD Tags: Anti-anxiety Antidepressants Benzodiazepines Disorders General Medications Panic Disorder anti-anxiety medications Drug Dependency Fear Hyperarousal Sedatives Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor snri Ssri Substance Abuse Source Type: news

Limit Hydroxyzine to Reduce Cardiac Risks, EU Regulators Say Limit Hydroxyzine to Reduce Cardiac Risks, EU Regulators Say
Clinicians should prescribe the lowest effective dose for the shortest period possible to reduce the risk for potentially fatal heart arrhythmias, an EMA committee has recommended. News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Alert Source Type: news

How Much Cetirizine Can Be Used?
Discussion Antihistamine medications have been available for over 70 years. The original H1-antihistamines, while effective in treated allergic rhinitis, urticaria and other allergic problems, easily penetrated the blood-brain barrier and caused somnolence. The newer, second generation H1-antihistamines have much less somnolent side effects because of poor penetrance. Fexofenadine (Allegra®), desloratadine (Claritin®) and levocetirizine (Zyrtec®) are commonly used H1-antihistamines in the US today. Previously Astemazole (Hismanal®) and Terfanadine (Seldane®) were used but were withdrawn because of prob...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 7, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Episode #4: Poisoning and the diagnosis of brain death
Conclusion: unclear how long to wait before pronouncing brain death as many factors such as pharmacogenetics can alter normal metabolism   Summary Drug overdose can mimic brain death Be especially cautious in overdose involving the scary B’s: baclofen, barbiturate, benzodiazepine The 3-5 half life rule for drug clearance cannot be applied in the cases of overdose Half lives are measured at therapeutic levels Multiple other factors can alter metabolism in overdoses, such as pharmacogenetics, and cross reactivity with other ingestants Consult a toxicologist if there is any question regarding possible overdose...
Source: The Poison Review - May 20, 2014 Category: Toxicology Authors: LeonThe Poison Review Tags: Podcast Source Type: news

hydroxyzine, Vistaril, Atarax
Title: hydroxyzine, Vistaril, AtaraxCategory: MedicationsCreated: 4/17/1999 8:45:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - October 16, 2013 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Top 10 Common Medication Errors—Drug #4: Hydralazine and Hydroxyzine
Medication errors occur in the pediatric population in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Clinicians should exercise caution to avoid these potential mistakes. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - January 9, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news