Hydroxyzine [Generic] is an antihistamine used for the treatment of allergies, flea bite dermatitis, and atopy.
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* Used for the treatment of allergies, flea bite dermatitis, and atopy
* Helps stop itching
* Fewer side effects than corticosteroids
This medication is given orally.
Follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian.
Length of treatment depends on the reason for and response to treatment.
This medication should only be given to the pet for which it was prescribed.
Contact your Veterinarian if you have difficulty giving the medication.
Possible Side Effects:
Dogs: You may see sedation. Less commonly seen are: excitement, fine tremors, whole body tremors, or rarely, seizures.
Cats: You may see increased thirst, sedation, or other behavioral changes.
Consult your veterinarian if you notice any of the above side effects.
If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Not for use in animals hypersensitive allergic to Hydroxyzine or similar medications.
Use with caution in animals with glaucoma, enlarged prostate, severe cardiac failure, obstruction of the urinary bladder, or obstruction of the pylorus junction between the stomach and intestine.
Consult your veterinarian before using hydroxyzine with any other medications, including vitamins and supplements, other central nervous system CNS depressant drugs such as barbiturates, antidepressants, anesthetics, or tranquilizers anticholinergic drugs, heparin, warfarin, or epinephrine, since interactions may occur. No known food interactions.
Use in pregnant and lactating animals female animals nursing their young only if benefits outweigh the risks. Do not use in working animals military dogs, police dogs, seeing eye dogs, hearing dogs, etc. as it may cause too much sedation.
Discontinue use at least 7 days prior to skin allergy testing.