Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Vistaril IM
Hydroxyzine injection is used to used to help control anxiety and tension caused by dental, nervous, and emotional conditions. It can also be used to help control anxiety and produce sleep before and after surgery. This medicine is also used to relieve symptoms of an allergic reaction (eg, hives, itching skin) caused by asthma and chronic urticaria.
Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine. It works by preventing the effects of a substance called histamine, which is produced by the body. This medicine is also used to control anxiety withdrawal symptoms in alcoholic patients. It is also used to control nausea and vomiting symptoms, and relieve anxiety in patients with certain heart disease.
This medicine is to be given by or under the supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: