Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride

Drug Class: Anxiolytics, Sedatives, Hypnotics and Antipsychotics
Dosage Form: Capsule
Strength: 25mg
Indications/Special comments: Treatment of anxiety, preoperative sedation, antiemetic, antipruritic. May be combined with opioid analgesics.
Dosage Administration: Adults: Antianxiety: 25 – 100mg 4 times/day, not to exceed 600mg/day. Preoperative sedation: 50 – 100mg single dose. Antipruritic: 25mg 3 – 4 times daily. Children: 2mg/kg/day divided every 6 – 8 hr.