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Atarax® (hydroxyzine hydrochloride) is a prescription medication used for a wide variety of different purposes. It can be used as a sedative before or after general anesthesia and is also approved to treat anxiety and relieve itching.
This medicine works by blocking histamine and acetylcholine receptors, affecting certain parts of the brain, and relaxing skeletal muscles. Atarax comes in several forms and strengths, and is currently only available in generic form.
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