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Can You Get Vistaril (Hydroxyzine) Online?

Yes, licensed medical doctors can prescribe Vistaril (Hydroxyzine) online after a medical evaluation.

You can speak with one of our online doctors to learn more about Vistaril. Book an online appointment with one of our top doctors using your phone or computer.

During your virtual visit, a physician will review your symptoms and medical history to provide a diagnosis. If the doctor determines that a patient would qualify for Vistaril, they can write a prescription and electronically send it to a nearby pharmacy for pickup.

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What Is Vistaril (Hydroxyzine)?

Hydroxyzine is a class of medication called antihistamine that is used to treat anxiety disorders and allergic conditions that involve the skin.

Hydroxyzines brand name is Vistaril

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Hydroxyzine FAQs

How Does Hydroxyzine Work?

Hydroxyzine works by blocking a natural substance called histamine during an allergic reaction. Histamine produces symptoms of itching or hives on the skin and hydroxyzine may be used to treat the allergic skin reaction.

While hydroxyzine works on reducing activity in the nervous system, the medication can also be used as a sedative to treat anxiety.

What Are the Associated Dosages and Treatments for Hydroxyzine?

Hydroxyzine should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take the medication in amounts larger or smaller or for longer than recommended. Hydroxyzine is for short-term use only. 

How Do You Use Hydroxyzine hcl?

For allergic reaction, a typical dosage of Hydroxyzine hcl is 25 mg 4 times a day.

For anxiety, a doctor will typically prescribe hydroxyzine hcl 50-100 mg 4 times a day. 

If your symptoms do not improve or get worse contact your doctor right away to change your prescription. 

What Are the Benefits of Hydroxyzine?

Benefits of hydroxyzine include the treatment of:

  • Anxiety
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Nausea
  • Itching
  • Allergies

Treating these symptoms can make you feel less nervous, fearful, and irritable. 

What Are the Side Effects of Hydroxyzine?

Some common side effects include:

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Dry mouth
  • Headaches
  • Urinary retention
  • Blurred vision 
  • Irritability 
  • Skin rash

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to hydroxyzine such as: 

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of the face, throat, tongue or lips
  • Breakout of hives
  • Seizures

What Are the Considerations and Precautions of Hydroxyzine?

Hydroxyzine can cause serious heart problems. Tell your doctor about all other medicines you are currently using or if you are currently pregnant.

It is recommended to not use this medicine during the early stages of pregnancy unless directed by your doctor. 

Hydroxyzine may cause you to be dizzy or drowsy and driving or doing anything that requires you to be alert while on the medication is not recommended.

Contact your doctor right away if you have any changes in your heart rhythm: uneven heart beat; fast pounding heart beat. 

What Is Hydroxyzine Used For?

Hydroxyzine is used to treat itching caused by various allergies. Since it is an antihistamine. It also has been proven to help treat anxiety.

Can I Take Hydroxyzine Every Day?

Yes, you can take hydroxyzine everyday for the amount of time your doctor has recommended as a treatment.

Is It Safe to Use Hydroxyzine With Alcohol or Other Drugs?

No, it is not safe to use hydroxyzine with alcohol. Ask your doctor before taking hydroxyzine with a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, antipsychotic medicines, and medicines to treat cancer. Other drugs may interact with hydroxyzine including over the counter medicines, vitamins and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all medicines you are currently taking.

Is Hydroxyzine the Same as Xanax?

No, both drugs treat different conditions. Hydroxyzine and Xanax belong to different drug classes. Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine while Xanax is an anti-anxiety medication in the benzodiazepine class.

Why Is Hydroxyzine Used for Anxiety?

Hydroxyzine works for anxiety as it affects two different chemicals in the human body: histamine and serotonin. Hydroxyzine blocks the effects of histamine in your body and mind to treat anxiety while Serotonin is a chemical that affects your mood. Hydroxyzine’s unique effect on serotonin is likely why it’s the only antihistamine used in the treatment of anxiety. Take our anxiety quiz to find out more.

How Does Hydroxyzine Make You Feel?

Hydroxyzine will make you feel drowsy, relaxed and tired and can last for about 4-6 hours.

Is Hydroxyzine the Same as Benadryl?

Benadryl, like hydroxyzine, is used to treat symptoms of itching due to allergies and is helpful for sleep. However, hydroxyzine helps alleviate anxiety.

How Quickly Does Hydroxyzine Work?

Hydroxyzine starts working very quickly. Most people will begin to feel it within 30 minutes and can feel its maximum effect at around 2 hours.

Is Hydroxyzine Available Over the Counter?

No, hydroxyzine is not available over the counter. You will need to speak with a doctor to get a prescription before obtaining hydroxyzine. You can get prescribed online with PlushCare.

Is Hydroxyzine Bad for Your Heart?

Hydroxyzine has been linked to changes in the activity of the heart called QT prolongation. This can cause abnormal heart rhythms and in rare cases can be serious or life-threatening. Contact your doctor if you think hydroxyzine is causing abnormal heart rhythms.

Can You Get Hydroxyzine Online?

Buy hydroxyzine online by booking an appointment with one of our certified Plushcare doctors. 

If you think you have anxiety and it is negatively impacting your mental health, our doctors at PlushCare can help.

Sign up today to make an appointment with one of our trusted medical professionals who will help you relieve your problems and mental health concerns. Our doctors can prescribe necessary medications for anxiety or allergic reactions. 


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