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Brand Name: Hyzine
Name: Hydroxyzine

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Pregnancy Category C

Drug classes of Hyzine


Mechanism of action of Hyzine

Competitively blocks the effects of histamine at peripheral H1 receptor sites; has skeletal muscle relaxing, bronchodilator, antiemetic and analgesic properties.

Indications of Hyzine

  1. Treatment of anxiety, preoperative sedative, antipruritic

Contraindications of Hyzine

  1. Allergy to any antihistamines

Adverse effects of Hyzine

  • CNS: Headache, nervousness, dizziness, tremor, seizure
  • GI: Xerostomia
  • Respiratory: Thickening of bronchial secretions
  • General: Weight gain
  • Other: blurred vision
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