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Atarax

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/ 13,583 posts
Other Names: Hydroxyzine   Vistaril   Hydroxyzine HCl

Benadryl

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/ 284,135 posts
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 13,583 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 284,135 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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What patients are saying about Atarax vs. Benadryl

1,608 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
is slower to work but works for a much longer time. It works...
...did not help my allergic reations. I think it has to do with Benadryl works fast and hit ...a short time. The Atarax is slower to work but works for a much longer time. It works best when tak...
used Atarax for a month and it didn't help as much. In...
...Atarax for a month and it didn't help as much. In fact, Benadryl (OTC) gave me better relief. I...
NUT PRODUCTS...BENADRYL NO LONGER HELPS SO MY DOCTOR TRIED...
...I EAT NUT PRODUCTS...BENADRYL NO LONGER HELPS SO MY DOCTOR TRIED SEVERAL THINGS AND WE FINALLY FOUND THAT ATARAX...
really bad we add an atarax capsule and that does the trick
...my boxer takes benadryl for dry skin and it works really well. The itching drives ...we add an atarax capsule and th...
Benedryl just was too activating for me. Didn't help with...
...Hydroxy is the chemical name and it is sold as Vistaril or Atarax. It did help my anxiety but ...with sleep. Benedryl just was too activating for me. Didn't help...
Dye-free Benadryl, but I personally do fine with the cheapo...
...use the Dye-free Benadryl, but I personally do fine with the cheapo ...for his allergies, haha). I have a prescription for generic Atarax and I like that a lot better. It's also inexpensive w...
gained weight on Atarax. Not a lot, 3-5 pounds, but it will...
I gained weight on Atarax. Not a lot, 3-5 pounds, ...off. Fortunately, for me, the Atarax and Elmiron are working beautifully, ...gain. I have trouble taking Benedryl, one of the meds...
literally 24 hours after taking a toddler's dose of Benadryl...
...gets weird tics and stutters from Atarax, Triaminic & ...possible, but not common side effects. My husband can sleep for literally 24 hours after taking a toddler's dose of Benadryl. Weird, eh...
I have the same reaction to Benedryl that you describe...
...I have the same reaction to Benedryl that you describe ...the absolute worst feeling. I am happy to report that I take Atarax and have done really well with it. It helps me tremendously wi...
them up in hours, the Benadryl did really nothing for them....
...had to take Atarax to clear them ...his body. The Atarax cleared them up in hours, the Benadryl did r...
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