Hydroxyzine vs Valium

Hydroxyzine
(Rx)
Valium
(Rx)
Hydroxyzine is an anxiety medication.
Valium is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.4
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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August 24, 1979
November 15, 1963
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
18,151 Discussions
377,351 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 Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Spasms
#7 for Seizures
#8 for Panic
#9 for Sedation
#10 for Headaches
#11 for Dizziness
Valium is prescribed for Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Insomnia and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, although it is not approved for this condition.
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
Val
Weakness
2
Euphoria
2
Weight Gain
1
Weight Loss
1
Nightmares
1
Blisters
1
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Derealization
1
Blurred Vision
1
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Hydroxyzine
Hyd
Valium
Val
Weight Gain
Hyd
Val
3
1
Euphoria
Hyd
Val
3
2
Dry Mouth
Hyd
Val
3
1
Migraines
Hyd
Val
1
0
Nightmares
Hyd
Val
1
1
Weight Loss
Hyd
Val
1
1
Hallucinations
Hyd
Val
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Hyd
Val
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Hyd
Val
1
0
Twitching
Hyd
Val
1
0
Weakness
Val
Hyd
2
0
Euphoria
Val
Hyd
2
3
Weight Gain
Val
Hyd
1
3
Weight Loss
Val
Hyd
1
1
Nightmares
Val
Hyd
1
1
Blisters
Val
Hyd
1
0
Dry Mouth
Val
Hyd
1
3
Impotence
Val
Hyd
1
0
Derealization
Val
Hyd
1
0
Blurred Vision
Val
Hyd
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Hydroxyzine and alcohol.
Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.)., Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Hydroxyzine Hcl , Hydroxyzine Pamoate
Diazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Hydroxyzine and Valium: 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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