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ATARAX 10MG TAB

Atarax Tablet 10mg
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Atarax Tablet 10mg is used to treat pruritus in acute and chronic urticaria and dermatosis. It is also used for the symptomatic relief of anxiety and tension associated with psychoneurosis. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Atarax Tablet 10mg is Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride 10mg.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride acts by inhibiting the chemical substance histamine thus how helps in reducing itching, swelling, etc. It also reduces activities in the central nervous system thus reduces anxiety

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the Atarax Tablet 10mg:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the Atarax Tablet 10mg such as Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride
  • Acquired or congenital QT interval prolongation
  • Predisposition to QT interval prolongation
  • Significant bradycardia
  • History of cardiac arrhythmia
  • Porphyria
  • Asthmatic patients with previous serious antihistamine induced adverse bronchopulmonary effect
  • Severe liver disease
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this Atarax Tablet 10mg. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

  • CNS depression
  • Tachycardia
  • Palpitations
  • Bronchospasm
  • Extrapyramidal effects
  • Tremor
  • Convulsion

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Torsades de pointes
  • QT interval prolongation
  • Cardiac arrhythmia
  • Respiratory depression
  • Intravascular hemolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Digital gangrene
How to Use

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.
Swallow the Atarax Tablet 10mg immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or chew it.
Avoid missing/forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t consume two doses at the same time which may be dangerous to your health.
Take the medicine at the prescribed dose and time.

Overdosage

Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience any one or more of the following signs or symptoms:

  • Excessive sedation
  • Stupor
  • Somnolence
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Tachycardia
  • Pyrexia
  • Impaired pupillary reflex
  • Tremor
  • Delirium
  • Hallucination
  • Respiratory depression
  • Hypotension
  • Convulsion
  • Coma
  • Cardiorespiratory collapse
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Atarax tablet 10mg only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Pregnancy:

It is not safe to take this medication during pregnancy. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during the treatment.

Lactation:

Safety during lactation is unknown. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking this syrup.

Food:

additive CNS effect when taken along with alcohol.

Drug Interactions:

Caution always advised when used with other medicines. Therefore, inform your doctor about your current list of medicines (if you use any) during the treatment.

Precautions
  • Keep the medicine out of sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry.
  • Store between 20-25 degrees centigrade away from heat and moisture.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

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 the use of the drug in pregnant women outweigh potential benefits.


Drug Composition information
Therapeutic Classification

Antihistamines & Antiallergics


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Atarax 10Mg tablet?

The tablet is an anti-allergic medicine used to treat symptoms of skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis (skin rash that causes itching and redness), pruritis (itching), hives/urticaria (itchy, painful eruptions that sting), etc and reduces symptoms of allergy like redness, itching, swelling, rash, etc. It is also used in the treatment of anxiety characterized by intense and excessive fear and worrying and used along with other medicines as a sedative (sleep-inducing) before and after general anaesthesia for surgeries. By blocking certain chemical messengers in the body, the tablet provides relief from allergy.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Atarax 10Mg tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include sleepiness, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, constipation, tiredness, dry mouth, dizziness, blurred vision, confusion, headache.

Q3. Should we take Atarax 10Mg tablet with food or without food?

This tablet may be taken with or without food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Atarax 10Mg tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, severe liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet, prolonged QT interval, porphyria, asthma, severe liver disease, pregnancy and lactation. Caution is advised among patients with increased intraocular pressure, myasthenia gravis, hyperthyroidism, epilepsy, dementia, cardiovascular disorders, angle closure glaucoma, gastrointestinal disorders, urinary retention, children and elderly, renal and hepatic impairment.

Q5. Does Atarax 10Mg tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness and difficulty in concentration. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Atarax 10Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Atarax 10Mg tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to excessive sedation, fast heartbeat, fever, tremor, hallucination, respiratory depression, hypotension, nausea and vomiting.

Q7. Can I take Atarax 10Mg tablet during pregnancy?

This tablet is highly unsafe for use in pregnant women as it is known to cause harm to the fetus. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q8. Can Atarax 10Mg tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Atarax 10Mg tablet?

Consumption of alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it may increase the risk of side effects such as dizziness and drowsiness. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, confusion, report to your doctor immediately.

Q10. How to store Atarax 10Mg tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Atarax 10Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Atarax 10Mg tablet to children?

If used according to the directions given by your doctor, it is safe to be used in children.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Atarax 10Mg tablet?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is within 15-30 minutes of administration.

Q14. How long does the effect of Atarax 10Mg tablet last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active on the body is approximately 12-24 hours.

Q15. Can we take Atarax 10Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet a day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Atarax 10Mg tablet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Atarax 10Mg tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

village mauja thana,nalagarh road,baddi,distt,solan (hp) 173205

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DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

village mauja thana,nalagarh road,baddi,distt,solan (hp) 173205

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