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Aterax Brand names, Aterax Analogs

Aterax Brand Names Mixture

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Aterax MSDS

Aterax Synthesis Reference

Moren; U.S. Pat. 2,899,436 (1959)

Aterax Molecular Weight

374.904 g/mol

Aterax Melting Point

190 oC

Aterax H2O Solubility

< 700 mg/mL

Aterax State


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Aterax Dosage Forms

Capsule; Liquid; Solution; Syrup

Aterax Indication

For symptomatic relief of anxiety and tension associated with psychoneurosis and as an adjunct in organic disease states in which anxiety is manifested. Useful in the management of pruritus due to allergic conditions such as chronic urticaria.

Aterax Pharmacology

Hydroxyzine, a piperazine antihistamine structurally related to buclizine, cyclizine, and meclizine, is used to treat histamine-mediated pruritus or pruritus due to allergy, nausea and vomiting, and, in combination with an opiate agonist, anxiolytic pain. Hydroxyzine is also used as a perioperative sedative and anxiolytic and to manage acute alcohol withdrawal. Hydroxyzine's active metabolite, cetirizine, is also used as an H1-antagonist.

Aterax Absorption

Rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract

Aterax side effects and Toxicity

Oral, rat LD50: 950 mg/kg. Symptoms of overexposure include hypersedation.

Aterax Patient Information

Aterax Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals