my prescription for hydroxyzine hcl 25mg (Atarax) just ran out and I wont be able to refill it for another 2 days. I am to be taking 3x/day for anxiety & 1x@bedtime for sleep. Atarax, being an antihistamine, could I in theory substitute some allergy medication to achieve the equivalent anti-anxiety relief? thanks in advance!
I used to take Ativan and now I take diphenhydramine instead just at night and it works well for me. I don't know about Atarax but I had some withdrawl from Ativan. That would be my only concern. But my doctor recommended the Benadryl and it works pretty good for me.
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