Hydroxyzine HCL Tablets
Hydroxyzine HCL is an antihistamine used to control itching in animals with atopy or other allergies. It may also be used as a mild sedative.
Dogs, Cats, Horse
Product Description & Form
*Tablet size, color, shape, markings, or coating may be different from description. Hydroxyzine HCl is a generic medication, and therefore we may have different manufacturers at any given time. Tablets may vary in appearance.
Current Manufacturer: Teva
Hydroxyzine HCl 10 mg Tablets 60 ct & 100 ct: 6 mm, white, round tablet, no score, imprinted with TV;307. (NDC 00093-5060-01)
Hydroxyzine HCl 25 mg Tablets 60 ct & 100 ct: 6 mm, white, round tablet, no score, imprinted with TV;308. (NDC 00093-5061-05, 00093-5061-01)
Hydroxyzine HCl 50 mg Tablets 60 ct, 100 ct, & 500 ct: 7 mm, white, round tablet, no score, imprinted with TV;309. (NDC 00093-5062-05, 00093-5062-01, 00093-5062-05)
Used for the treatment of allergies, itching, atopy and dermatitis with fewer side effects than corticosteroids.
Anhydrous lactose, carnauba wax, silicon dioxide, crospovidine, hypromellose 2910 (3MPA.S, 6 MPA.S, 50 MPA.S), magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol 8000, sodium starch glycolate type A potato, titanium dioxide, triacetin. (NDC 00093-5060-01, 00093-5061-01, 00093-5061-05, 00093-5062-01, 00093-5062-05)
Hydroxyzine should be given orally as directed by your veterinarian.
Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give 2 doses at once.
Side effects may include sedation, lack of coordination, vomiting, lethargy, weakness, loss of appetite and diarrhea. These effects may decrease with time. Your pet may develop fine rapid tremors, whole body tremors and rarely, seizures. Notify your veterinarian if these effects occur.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian
Drug & Food Interactions
The following drugs can potentially interact with hydroxyzine: CNS depressants, anticholinergic agents, and epinephrine. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, and a drug interaction may be anticipated. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
This medication does not have an FDA approved indication for use in animals, but it is a common and acceptable practice for veterinarians to prescribe this human medication for use in animals.
Not for use in animals with allergies to antihistamines. Hydroxyzine should be used with caution in animals with glaucoma, prostatic hypertrophy, bladder-neck obstruction, pyeloduodenal obstruction, cardiac arrhythmias or heart failure.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.
If you are concerned that your pet has experienced an adverse reaction to this medication, please contact Vetsource customer service at 877-738-4443.
Store at 68°F to 77°F in controlled room temperature. Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store in a childproof container. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink or in damp places. The medicine may break down if exposed to heat or moisture.
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