User Reviews for Atarax
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Reviews for Atarax to treat Allergies
Review by Tulaya:
I have medicine and food allergies.
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December 8, 2013 12:12 AM
Review by twofunfeet:
Used this medicine during a course of pain management, it helped tremendously with the itchy feeling you get from opioid medication. It was just short term use but made a great impact!
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July 26, 2013 1:04 AM
Review by CarrieHC (taken for less than 1 month):
Best antihistamine ever, excellent for anyone who suffers from viral hives.
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December 31, 2012 6:02 AM
Review by Europa (taken for 2 to 5 years):
I took ATARAX when a child and started taking this medicine again approximately 2 years ago, from my Allergist. I have tried basically all modern oral prescription medicines (& those which have become over-the-counter). My Allergies induce ASTHMA! I take specifically created Allergy Antigen Shots (2 per wk/2 different vials) from Allergist which help greatly. Normally, unless I live on the coast, I'm bothered from indoor (dust, mold), outdoor (weeds, plants), & food allergies in the warm (non-frost/freezing) months. Each yr Allergies have become worse. I can take this 1 tab 1x per day or 2 pills at once if having a severe attack. I certainly recommend having an Allergist Dr, in addition to your reg Gen.Practice Dr. This Rx does NOT make me sleepy, though people say it can.
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October 18, 2012 1:24 PM
Review by Anonymous:
Makes me VERY drowsy.
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March 16, 2012 5:02 PM
Review by Anonymous:
Best ever for stopping itch of eczema. Got to get used to the sleepiness, but gets better after long term use.
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December 8, 2011 12:08 PM
Review by the_chemist:
Works great against allergy (25mg) and also somewhat against asthma (due to the anticholinergic properties: dilates the airways). When taking Atarax I can reduce the amount of asthma reliever medication (terbutaline). Side effects: Drowsiness (in the beginning), headache (disappeared after the third pill), muscle twitches and some muscle aches.
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June 23, 2011 11:39 AM
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