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Vistaril vs. Xanax for Anxiety

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Vistaril

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Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 8,467 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
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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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What patients are saying about Vistaril vs. Xanax

551 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I think it just allows you to go off Xanax without craving...
...in the hospital's psych ward. In there they switched me from xanax to Vistaril. It works great, it's not ...much I think it just allows you to go off Xanax without cravin...
mean my dr took me off of xanax and put me on vistaril....
...know what you mean my dr took me off of xanax and put me on vistaril. It didn't work and he put me on valium and it works much better. I am also ...bi polar. The xanax made me...
Xanax before pregnancy and thought that made me feel better...
...medication but I took Xanax before pregnancy and thought that made me feel better then vistaril....
mainly used Xanax for the past 30 years and it does well...
...was quite helpful.  However, I have mainly used Xanax for the past 30 years and it does well f...
I used to take Xanax years ago but I hated coming off of it...
...Xanax years ago but I hated ...Vistaril for me and I had very good results with it. It's non-habit forming, and it doesn't make me sleepy, it just takes the edge off. On the days I don't need it...
childish. Right now I take Xanax at night and it works...
...worse. I just felt sad all the time and almost childish. Right now I take Xanax at night and it works wonders. ...but I still take the anxiety meds. I was also prescribed Vistaril which works...
My new pdr took me off of xanax and put me on vistaril. My...
...pdr took me off of xanax and put me on vistaril. My nose is ...is putting me on valium. I hope it works...
Vistaril which works well and Xanax/Alprazolam and I love...
...I was on it too long..Now I take Vistaril which works well and Xanax/Alprazolam and I love it. I had horrible insomnia and it really...
me ativan or xanax. It helps some with anxiety. I haven't...
...or xanax. It helps some with anxiety. I haven't tried neurontin. My doc says zoloft, remeron and geodon plus the vistiral should be enough to treat my anxiety. I am trying. My depression...
It's good, but I prefer Xanax. Since I've had addiction...
Hey Jackel: I take Vistaril for anxiety. I've been using it for about a month 50 mgs. 3x a day. It's very helpful. Only side effects are ...It's good, but I prefer Xanax. Since I've had...
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