Atarax 25mg Tablet is used to treat anxiety and helps to get relaxed before or after surgery. It is also used to treat symptoms of skin allergy like itching, swelling, and rashes in conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis.
Atarax 25mg Tablet should be taken with or without food. Take it exactly as your doctor has prescribed. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Take it for as long as it is prescribed for you. In case, you have missed any doses, take the next dose as soon as you remember it. However, you should never take a double dose.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have heart problems or have high blood pressure, have liver or kidney problems. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Generally, it is advised to avoid alcohol while on treatment.
BENEFITS OF ATARAX TABLET
In Treatment of Anxiety
Atarax 25mg Tablet reduces the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry that are triggered only at the time of stressful conditions that last for a shorter duration. These could be job interviews, exams, stage performances, etc. It can effectively manage feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating and feeling irritable. Atarax 25mg Tablet will therefore help you go about your daily activities more easily and be more productive. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Stopping suddenly can cause serious problems.
In Treatment of Skin conditions with inflammation & itching
Atarax 25mg Tablet is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. It reduces the redness, rash, pain or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes.
HOW TO USE ATARAX TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Atarax 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW ATARAX TABLET WORKS
Atarax 25mg Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. In allergy, it works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine). This relieves allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes. In short-term anxiety, it works by decreasing the activity in brain, thereby helping you feel relaxed/sleepy.
Atarax 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Atarax 25mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Atarax 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Atarax 25mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Atarax 25mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Atarax 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atarax 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Atarax 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atarax 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
INTERACTION WITH DRUGS
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ATARAX TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Atarax 25mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Atarax
- Upset stomach
Q. What is Atarax 25mg Tablet? What is it used for?
Atarax 25mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines, which means it is an anti-allergy medicine. It is used to treat various allergic skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Atarax 25mg Tablet effectively reduces symptoms such as swelling, itching and redness associated with such conditions. It also helps relieve excessive anxiety or worry in people who are supposed to undergo a surgery or have recently undergone a surgery. It calms the brain and makes such people feel better.
Q. Is Atarax 25mg Tablet safe?
Atarax 25mg Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
Q. How does Atarax 25mg Tablet work for allergies?
Atarax 25mg Tablet works by decreasing the inflammation caused by allergies. It reduces inflammation by blocking the release of a natural chemical in our body, called histamine, that causes allergic symptoms such as swelling, redness and pain.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Atarax 25mg Tablet?
If you forget a dose of Atarax 25mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Q. Is Atarax 25mg Tablet effective?
Atarax 25mg Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Atarax 25mg Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. Can I stop taking Atarax 25mg Tablet when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Atarax 25mg Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the condition is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.
Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Atarax 25mg Tablet?
Before starting treatment with Atarax 25mg Tablet, tell your doctor if you have any other health problems, like kidney, heart or liver-related issues. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you have had an allergic reaction to any similar medicine earlier, tell your doctor before starting your treatment. Inform your doctor if you are planning a baby, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.