Definition of Hydroxyzine

1. Noun. A drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness.




Definition of Hydroxyzine

1. Noun. A first-generation antihistamine of the piperazine class, used as an antihistamine, antiemetic, anxiolytic, and weak analgesic. ¹

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Definition of Hydroxyzine

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Medical Definition of Hydroxyzine

1. A histamine h1 receptor antagonist that is effective in the treatment of chronic urticaria, dermatitis, and histamine-mediated pruritus. Unlike its major metabolite cetirizine, it does cause drowsiness. It is also effective as an antiemetic, for relief of anxiety and tension, and as a sedative. Pharmacological action: anti-anxiety agents, antiemetics, antipruritics, histamine h1 antagonists, sedatives, nonbarbiturate. Chemical name: Ethanol, 2-(2-(4-((4-chlorophenyl)phenylmethyl)-1-piperazinyl)ethoxy)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydroxyzine

hydroxytamoxifen
hydroxytamoxifens
hydroxytestosterone
hydroxytestosterones
hydroxytetracycline
hydroxytoluene
hydroxytoluic acid
hydroxytryptamine
hydroxytryptamines
hydroxytryptophan
hydroxytryptophan decarboxylase
hydroxytryptophol
hydroxyurea
hydroxyureas
hydroxyvitamin
hydroxyzine (current term)
hydroxyzine hydrochloride
hydroxyzines
hydrozincite
hydrozincites
hydrozirconation
hydrozoal
hydrozoan
hydrozoans
hydrozoon
hydrozoons
hydruret
hydrurets
hydrus

Literary usage of Hydroxyzine

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1. Management of Cancer Pain: Clinical Practice Guidelines by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"hydroxyzine hydroxyzine is a mild anxiolytic agent with sedating and analgesic properties that is used in treating the anxious patient with pain (Beaver and ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"But sometimes the anxieties overpower the child. Then, he needs your help. "Your help may include Vistaril (hydroxyzine ..."

3. Management & Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease edited by Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin (1997)
"hydroxyzine may potentiate the analgesic or sedative effect of narcotics and may help selected patients. OTHER MEASURES Oxygen Therapy Oxygen ..."

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