If you forget to take a dose of this medication, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, simply skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of Atarax.
How Should This Medicine Be Stored?
Atarax products should be stored at room temperate, away from light and moisture. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
Strengths of Atarax
Atarax is available in the following strengths and forms:
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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