What is Vistaril?

Vistaril, also known by its generic name of hydroxyzine pamoate, is an antihistamine used to treat the symptoms of allergies, anxiety, nausea and vomiting.  It is effective for allergy symptoms like itchy skin, contact dermatitis and hives. Vistaril is also used for its antianxiety effect for emotional distress associated with alcohol withdrawal or the distress associated with physical disease. It can also help control nausea and vomiting associated with a variety of causes. Vistaril is available in capsule or liquid form.

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