Atarax (generic name: Hydroxyzine; brand names include: Alamon / Aterax / Durrax / Tran-Q / Orgatrax / Quiess / Vistaril Parenteral / Tranquizine) is an antihistamine.
It is primarily used for the treatment of itches and irritations, as an antiemetic for the reduction of nausea, as a weak analgesic by itself and as an opioid potentiator, and as an anxiolytic for the treatment of anxiety.
Follow the directions for taking this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Atarax exactly as directed.
The usual dosage for adults on Atarax for anxiety is 50 mg to 100 mg four times per day.
Tell your doctor before taking Atarax, if:
you have liver, kidney, prostate or stomach problems;
you have epilepsy, porphyria (a blood disorder) or glaucoma;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: hydroxyzine.