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Hydroxyzine vs. Xanax for Anxiety

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Hydroxyzine

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/ 12,198 posts
Other Names: Atarax   Vistaril   Hydroxyzine HCl

Xanax

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/ 472,326 posts
Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 12,198 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 472,326 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
Alprazolam (trade name Xanax, number Availability among other generic) is a short-acting anxiolytic of the benzodiazepine chemical classification of psychoactive drugs. Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, binds to specific sites on the GABAA... Read more on Wikipedia
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By adam
March 28, 2014
adam wrote
blabla
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By Dar
March 21, 2014
Dar wrote
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
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By Porky
November 4, 2013
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Lost Temper on Xanax
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By Xanax
October 20, 2013
Xanax wrote
Usefull
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By MO JOHN
September 24, 2013
MO JOHN wrote
xanax
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By Mahya Tayyar
September 24, 2013
Mahya Tayyar wrote
Ritalin and Atarax
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By Persistence
August 14, 2013
Persistence wrote
Xanax, Ativan, Valium, Klonopin, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Major Depression
really helps.
mary911  |  March 31, 2014
This is a really encouraging post. Thanks for writing it!
Tinkerbell  |  January 5, 2014
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What patients are saying about Hydroxyzine vs. Xanax

479 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
week switched me from Hydroxyzine to Xanax after I told...
...Xanax either taken once a day or broken in half and twice a day, but not to exceed .5 mg in one day to start. I took it for the first time this morning and initially felt tired but super calm. It ...
friday horrible panic attack she switched me from my XANAX...
...Anyone else on it or had taken it? Today i saw my psych. and after friday horrible panic attack she switched me from my XANAX .05 mg which was ...to be exactly like xanax only not a narcotic...
But a tiny bit of Xanax helps. Of course, that is only for...
...caused severe anxiety in my daughter. But a tiny bit of Xanax helps. Of course, that is only for mild anxiety. And it is not a long-term medication. For one of my daughter's, and antihistamine...
works kinda also have xanax. Escitalopram I just...
...wjhich is hydroxyzine works kinda also have xanax. Escitalopram I just stsarted a few days ago its making me a little light headed but no anxiety issues...
I take hydroxyzine and xanax and they help but in 5 hrs. it...
...I am 73 and just started having these anxiety spells, if I don't take something for it every 5 to 6 hr. I start shaking, and my legs start jerking, I take hydroxyzine and xanax and they help but...
given Hydroxyzine 2 years ago for hives and severe itching....
I was given Hydroxyzine 2 years ago for hives and severe itching. The ...or an adjunct to my Xanax. I'm rx'ed 1 or 2 ...of times I will take 1mg Xanax and 25mgs Hydroxyzine and it helps just as ...
when i was switching from xanax. but am having a...
...when i was switching from xanax. but am having a difficult time recalling my experience. Hydroxyzine worked very well, however, ...if i need too. Xanax is...
your friend who is prescribed xanax offered you a .5mg and...
...tried going to your doc and saying the propanol/hydroxazine isn't working for you? You could ...that your friend who is prescribed xanax offered you a .5mg and...
I was just prescribed Hydroxyzine. My pharmacist seems to...
...My question is this: I was just prescribed Hydroxyzine. My pharmacist seems to ...my doctors. I take Xanax and Synthroid for ...drugs and interactions. Is anyone with IC taking Hydroxyzine...
using Xanax to treat my panic attacks, which had previously...
...prescribed Hydroxyzine when my doctor decided against using Xanax to treat my panic attacks, which had...
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