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Vistaril Injection Dosage

Generic name: hydroxyzine hydrochloride
Dosage form: intramuscular injection

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The information at is not a substitute for medical advice. ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist.

The recommended dosages for VISTARIL (hydroxyzine hydrochloride) Intramuscular Solution are:

For adult psychiatric and emotional emergencies, including acute alcoholism. IM: 50–100 mg stat., and q. 4–6h., p.r.n.
Nausea and vomiting excluding nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Adults: 25–100 mg IM
Children: 0.5 mg/lb body weight IM  
Pre- and postoperative adjunctive medication. Adults: 25–100 mg IM
Children: 0.5 mg/lb body weight IM  
Pre- and postpartum adjunctive therapy. 25–100 mg IM

As with all potent medications, the dosage should be adjusted according to the patient's response to therapy.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OF THE ADMINISTRATION AND SITE OF SELECTION SEE PRECAUTIONS SECTION. NOTE: VISTARIL (hydroxyzine hydrochloride) Intramuscular Solution may be administered without further dilution.

Patients may be started on intramuscular therapy when indicated. They should be maintained on oral therapy whenever this route is practicable.

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