What should I do if I take too much hydroxyzine?

Taking too much hydroxyzine (Atarax, Vistaril and others) can lead to serious problems requiring immediate medical attention. You may also need to contact your local poison control center, at 800-222-1222. The most common symptom of hydroxyzine overdose is oversedation.

Hydroxyzine is prescribed for different conditions, including allergic reactions, nausea, motion sickness and alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Carefully follow your doctor’s directions when taking this drug.

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