Hydroxyzine vs Promethazine

Hydroxyzine
(Rx)
Promethazine
(Rx)
Hydroxyzine is an anxiety medication.
Promethazine is a systemic antihistamine and a nausea & vomiting medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Nausea
3.0
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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August 24, 1979
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
18,152 Discussions
20,124 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 Nausea
#2 for Pain
#3 for Vomiting
#4 for Sedation
#5 for Allergy
#6 for Itching
#7 for Sedative
#10 for Migraines
Promethazine is prescribed for Nausea, Pain, Vomiting and Sedation and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Hyd
Weight Gain
3
Euphoria
3
Dry Mouth
3
Migraines
1
Nightmares
1
Weight Loss
1
Hallucinations
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
Twitching
1
Pro
Euphoria
5
Dry Mouth
2
Delirium
1
Respiratory Depression
1
Blurred Vision
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Mood Swings
1
Bleeding
1
Hypomania
1
Mania
1
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Weight Gain
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Pro
3
0
Euphoria
Hyd
Pro
3
5
Dry Mouth
Hyd
Pro
3
2
Migraines
Hyd
Pro
1
0
Nightmares
Hyd
Pro
1
0
Weight Loss
Hyd
Pro
1
0
Hallucinations
Hyd
Pro
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Hyd
Pro
1
1
Low Blood Pressure
Hyd
Pro
1
0
Twitching
Hyd
Pro
1
0
Euphoria
Pro
Hyd
5
3
Dry Mouth
Pro
Hyd
2
3
Delirium
Pro
Hyd
1
0
Respiratory Depression
Pro
Hyd
1
0
Blurred Vision
Pro
Hyd
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Pro
Hyd
1
1
Mood Swings
Pro
Hyd
1
0
Bleeding
Pro
Hyd
1
0
Hypomania
Pro
Hyd
1
0
Mania
Pro
Hyd
1
0
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 Promethazine 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 Promethazine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Suppository: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg
Tablet: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg
Solution: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Syringe: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Syrup: 6.25 mg/5 mL, 25 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Hydroxyzine Hcl , Hydroxyzine Pamoate
Promethazine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Hydroxyzine and Promethazine: 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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