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Hydroxyzine

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Other Names: Atarax   Vistaril   Hydroxyzine HCl

Promethazine

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Other Names: Phenergan   Promethegan
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 12,823 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 15,440 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Hydroxyzine ( sold as Vistaril, Atarax) is a first-generation antihistamine of the diphenylmethane and piperazine classes. It was first synthesized by Union Chimique Belge in 1956 and was marketed by Pfizer in the United States later the sam... Read more on Wikipedia
Promethazine is a first-generation histamine H1 receptor antagonist of the phenothiazine chemical class used medically as an antihistamine. It has a strong sedative effect and in some countries is prescribed for insomnia when benzodiazepines are contrain... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Rebecca
June 1, 2014
Rebecca wrote
Hydroxyzine Weight Gain/Bloat/Constipation. Gah!
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By Dar
March 21, 2014
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Hydroxyzine
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By Eleanor
January 29, 2014
Eleanor wrote
hydroxyzine was precribed for me for itching (eczema) nwo doc is taking me off it
Also, was prescribed for eczema. Not worth the side effects
Amanda  |  July 28, 2014
Have you tried switching out your soaps? My sister bought me "Sappo Soap" it's oatmeal and aloe vera, very mild and lasts long. Also some witch hazel on the areas where the itch is. I've had too many side effects with Hydroxyzine and decided to change up as much as I could- like ALL no allergen detergent for clothes, the oatmeal soap, etc. (Or Basis soap if you can't find Sappo) it's helped a lot for me. Hope it works for you - and make sure you don't have an allergy to Propylene Glycol. I swi
Rebecca  |  June 1, 2014
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September 24, 2013
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Ritalin and Atarax
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What patients are saying about Hydroxyzine vs. Promethazine

437 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
of antihistamines... promethazine made me feel very weird...
Promethazine effects? I have allergies and ...a number of antihistamines... promethazine made me feel very weird ...were prescribed this med... hydroxyzine is good for anxiety,,, otc meclizine i...
I´m trying Promethazine (antihistamine) right now....
...bearable effects, I suppose. I´m trying Promethazine (antihistamine) right now. Definately ...marketed as a sleep medicine). Promethazine feels like a strong dose of Hydroxyzine, but it can´t p...
or *morphones, go for promethazine. If it's methadone,...
...have *codones or *morphones, go for promethazine. If it's methadone, LAAM (do ...you're going to definitely want hydroxyzine. Diphenhydramine is decent for...
I suspect that using too much hydroxyzine in a shot without...
Yeah, I haven't IV'd promethazine, but I wouldn't ever try ...Additionally, I suspect that using too much hydroxyzine in a shot without ...idea, so I haven't been using hydroxyzine...
sad to hear about your experience with the promethazine......
...the one I got is hydroxyzine 25mg, which is a piperazine so still the same class? I got a bit confused when googling... thankfully I ...to hear about your experience with the promethazine......
I suspect that using too much hydroxyzine in a shot without...
Quote: Yeah, I haven't IV'd promethazine, but I wouldn't ever try ...Additionally, I suspect that using too much hydroxyzine in a shot without ...idea, so I haven't been using hydroxyzine...
to where he started calling hydroxyzine. I did take half...
...you are right. It is promethazine. It amazes me how you ...with my Uro over the hydroxyzine. He kept asking how the ...got to where he started calling hydroxyzine. I did take half...
week I found out that promethazine works very well as a...
...found out that promethazine works very well as ...usually get sick to my stomach anytime i drink on opiates, hands ...are pretty effective, hydroxyzine(Atarax), promethazine(Phenergan) are my...
promethazine because promethazine can cause palpitations in...
...doxylamine rather then promethazine because promethazine can cause palpitations in high doses, not great for anxiety.lol However, promethazine is a fantastic ...to get some hydroxyzine, its a f...
if i had a choice, i would go 300mg hydroxyzine...
...i would go for 50mg promethazine, if i had a choice, i...
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