Drugs Home > Atrax

Were you looking for information about Atarax? Atrax is a common misspelling of Atarax.
 
Atarax® (hydroxyzine hydrochloride) is a prescription medicine commonly used for improving the effectiveness of opioid pain relievers. It can also be used to treat anxiety and relieve itching due to various causes. The medication works by blocking histamine receptors, affecting certain parts of the brain, and relaxing skeletal muscles.
 
Atarax comes in tablet and syrup form, and is typically taken two to four times a day, depending on the condition being treated. The dose prescribed will depend on factors such as weight, the medical condition it is used for, and other drugs a person is taking.
 
(Click Atarax for more information about the effects of this medicine, what side effects may occur with treatment, and warnings and precautions associated with this drug. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
Written by/reviewed by:
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
Last updated/reviewed:
List of references (click here):
Other Articles in This eMedTV Presentation
Advertisement


Topics & Medications

Quicklinks

Related Channels

eMedTV Links
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.

eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.

This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.