Hydroxyzine vs Mirtazapine

Hydroxyzine
(Rx)
Mirtazapine
(Rx)
Hydroxyzine is an anxiety medication.
Mirtazapine is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.4
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
2.1
Approval Date
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August 24, 1979
January 24, 2003
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
18,149 Discussions
54,575 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Itching
#3 for Allergy
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Sedation
#6 for Nausea
#7 for Hives
#8 for Sedative
#9 for Eczema
#10 for Vomiting
#11 for GAD
Hydroxyzine is prescribed for Anxiety, Itching, Allergy, Insomnia and Sedation and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Insomnia
Mirtazapine is prescribed for Depression and Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Hyd
Weight Gain
2
Euphoria
1
Dry Mouth
1
Migraines
1
Nightmares
1
Weight Loss
1
Hallucinations
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
Twitching
1
Mir
Weight Gain
10
Withdrawal Symptoms
7
Drowsiness
3
Nausea
3
Increased Appetite
2
Dizziness
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Suicidal behavior
1
Grogginess
1
Nightmares
1
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Hydroxyzine
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Mirtazapine
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Weight Gain
Hyd
Mir
2
10
Euphoria
Hyd
Mir
1
0
Dry Mouth
Hyd
Mir
1
0
Migraines
Hyd
Mir
1
0
Nightmares
Hyd
Mir
1
1
Weight Loss
Hyd
Mir
1
0
Hallucinations
Hyd
Mir
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Hyd
Mir
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Hyd
Mir
1
0
Twitching
Hyd
Mir
1
0
Weight Gain
Mir
Hyd
10
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mir
Hyd
7
0
Drowsiness
Mir
Hyd
3
0
Nausea
Mir
Hyd
3
0
Increased Appetite
Mir
Hyd
2
0
Dizziness
Mir
Hyd
2
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Mir
Hyd
2
0
Suicidal behavior
Mir
Hyd
1
0
Grogginess
Mir
Hyd
1
0
Nightmares
Mir
Hyd
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Mirtazapine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Hydroxyzine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Mirtazapine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 7.5 mg, 15 mg, 30 mg, 45 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Hydroxyzine Hcl , Hydroxyzine Pamoate
Mirtazapine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Hydroxyzine and Mirtazapine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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