Vistaril vs Xanax

Vistaril
(Rx)
Xanax
(Rx)
Vistaril is an anxiety medication.
Xanax is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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September 18, 1957
October 16, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
12,464 Discussions
614,712 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Insomnia
#3 for Nausea
#4 for Allergy
#5 for Itching
#6 for Sedation
#7 for Sedative
#8 for Vomiting
#9 for GAD
#10 for Hives
Vistaril is prescribed for Anxiety and Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#4 for Panic Attacks
#5 for Insomnia
#6 for Panic
#7 for Seizures
#9 for Dizziness
#10 for Panic Disorder
#11 for GAD
Xanax is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression, Withdrawal Symptoms and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Vis
Weight Gain
2
Weight Loss
1
Euphoria
1
Diabetes
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
difficulty concentrating
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Bladder Spasms
1
Attempted Suicide
1
Xan
Weakness
2
Weight Gain
1
Euphoria
1
Weight Loss
1
Hallucinations
1
Dry Mouth
1
Blisters
1
Impotence
1
Brain Damage
1
Vivid Dreams
1
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Weight Gain
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Weight Loss
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1
Euphoria
Vis
Xan
1
1
Diabetes
Vis
Xan
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Vis
Xan
1
0
difficulty concentrating
Vis
Xan
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Vis
Xan
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Vis
Xan
1
1
Bladder Spasms
Vis
Xan
1
0
Attempted Suicide
Vis
Xan
1
0
Weakness
Xan
Vis
2
0
Weight Gain
Xan
Vis
1
2
Euphoria
Xan
Vis
1
1
Weight Loss
Xan
Vis
1
1
Hallucinations
Xan
Vis
1
0
Dry Mouth
Xan
Vis
1
0
Blisters
Xan
Vis
1
0
Impotence
Xan
Vis
1
0
Brain Damage
Xan
Vis
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Xan
Vis
1
1
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Vistaril 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
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Solution: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Suspension: 25 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
Ingredients
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Hydroxyzine Pamoate , Hydroxyzine Hcl
Alprazolam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Vistaril and Xanax: 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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